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
In How Many Children Had Lady Macbeth? an actress tells of her
obsessive quest to play Lady Mac, of the disastrous productions she's
starred in, and how being an actress has made her desperate to play her
favorite role for the children she will never have. 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, directed by Marya Bednerik.