Letter of Marque Theater Company presents this traumatic narrative that may have been inspired by Shakespeare's lost play, 'Cardenio.' Directed by Andrew Borthwick-Leslie. More…
'Double Falsehood' follows two brave female protagonists, Violante and Leonora, and two contrasting leading men, Julio of honorable and modest birth, and Henriquez, an aristocratic villain. Henriquez, heir to the Duke Angelo of Spain, exploits his social privilege to scheme his way around beautiful women, greedy fathers, and honorable brotherhoods. His actions spark a disturbing yet enlightening tale of self-repentance and discovery involving family, honor, madness, lust, and relationships.
See it if you are curious about this "lost Shakespeare", or interested in topical themes (for example issues of sexual consent).
Don't see it if issues of sexual consent are difficult or triggering for you.
See it if you love classical drama, gorgeous design, great acting, beautiful direction, and creative ensemble work! A must-see production.
Don't see it if you have triggers regarding violence against women.