What qualifies someone for a public office? Not much in this case, according to Danish-Norwegian playwright, Ludvig Holberg. Sadly, not much has changed since Holberg wrote this delightful play 300 years ago.
The pivotal time in the Women’s Rights movement was it’s first convention in 1848. It set in motion all that would come after. This play presents the drama of the beginning of a dream.. that gratefully became a reality.
The passage of time affects us all. First, with growing up, and second, with growing old. This play deals with aging, it’s challenges and joys, its affect on the aged and those who love and support them.
Employing elements of Norwegian Folklore, Henrik Ibsen wrote a play about a family hoping to avert tragedy, playwright Eric Samuelsen, fluent in Norwegian, translated and adapted the play for modern audiences.
The play about Columbus and a relationship with Vespucci, Machiavelli and Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz as they debate, in Purgatory, about everything America stands for in this play about personal, social, religious and political discovery.
In this all woman play, five women waiting for their soldiers to return from WW2, play, laugh and weep together, bringing a strength and a bond that helps them endure what otherwise would be unendurable.