Classical Theatre of Harlem presents the world premiere of Betty Shamieh's drama inspired by the life of Hatshepsut, one of the only female pharaohs to rule in Ancient Egypt. More…
The most dangerous opponent to Hatshepsut’s kingship turns out to be her own daughter. Full of intrigue, farce, and sexual politics, 'Fit for a Queen' illuminates the largely unknown history of a compelling African woman who took power over the most advanced civilization of the ancient world.
See it if If you're interested in a light-hearted show about rather weighty topics, including feminism, slavery and murder.
Don't see it if You don't appreciate fictional plays based on Egyptian history.
See it if If you enjoy fun, campy theatre that has sexy elements this is a show for you. A little bit farce & a lot of bit soap opera
Don't see it if If you looking for a penetrating drama or a historical awakening.
See it if you want some light entertainment with the opportunity to play armchair psychiatrist with family dynamics.
Don't see it if you do not long plays (two acts) and are not interested in family interactions.