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Insanity of Mary Girard, The - Short Play, Drama

Insanity of Mary Girard, The

Lanie Robertson

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Short Play, Drama

3m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573622274

In 1790, Mary Girard is committed to an asylum. After Mary become pregnant by another man, her husband had her declared legally insane. Now, Mary sits in a chair as the "furies" dance around and impersonate people from her past. By the end of this haunting and highly theatrical piece, she has grown …

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Short Play

Drama

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In 1790, Mary Girard is committed to an asylum. After Mary become pregnant by another man, her husband had her declared legally insane. Now, Mary sits in a chair as the "furies" dance around and impersonate people from her past. By the end of this haunting and highly theatrical piece, she has grown rather convincingly into her diagnosis.
HOWL! Arts Project and The Actors Fund presented the NYC premiere of The Sunken Living Room in September, 2010 during their benefit festival at Theatre 80.
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Donna Carver 1/29/2014 11:12 AM
I've loved this play since I first saw a production of it many years ago. I'm so excited to finally have a group of kids who can perform it. And the students involved love it as much as I do!

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