Personalities collide as Ruth—a professor of nineteenth century literature—attempts to guide Simone—one of her failing students. While Ruth is stuck living in century-old literature, Simone tries to argue that living in the present is the only way to live. Perhaps in this case, the student is teaching the professor.
- Open Flame
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Time Period: Present Day
- Duration: 10 minutes
- Setting: A classroom.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
- All Female
- Non-Traditional casting
- Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
- Parts for Senior Actors
Misreadings was first produced as part of the Humana Festival at the Actors Theatre of Louisville on April 4th, 1997 under the direction of Jennifer Hubbard.