FEATURES / CONTAINS
Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Axis Sally finds an unhappily married woman playing Ophelia in a
workshop. Her identification with the character's frustration is
intensified by her friendship with an old woman playing Lady Macbeth and
with a caged animal, Martin Fisher Martin. Part of The Girlhood Of Shakespeare's Heroines. In Cincinnati & Other Plays.
"Funny... Plays delightful games with language... A great showcase for young talent." - Cleveland Plain Dealer
"This is theatre of ideas that assume flesh and blood because the characters are so strong, so indelible and filled with sly humor." - Akron Beacon Journal
First produced by the Porthouse Theatre Company in Kent, Ohio in July 1988, with Kristin Kundert, directed by Marya Bednerik.