This new drama follows the intertwined lives of three women in their search for fame and love. A play about destiny and the power of passion and art. More…
Soulmates for life and beyond, lovers Hope and Corinne, both poets, make a suicide pact. One lives, and the other goes on to win the Pulitzer Prize, posthumously. Years later, the dead woman's daughter knocks on the survivor’s door, demanding that she be her literary mentor. Inspired by the lives of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and Elizabeth Bishop, 'Lady Macbeth and Her Lover' is a psychological thriller that seeks to challenge and feed the soul.
"Brilliantly performed and smartly staged...An inventive take on the dramatic territories of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and Elizabeth Bishop...Vetere’s dialogue is elegantly crafted and a joy to listen to...A major achievement of his play is providing three riveting roles for women that are brilliantly performed by two actresses...From its dreamy prologue to its stunning conclusion, 'Lady Macbeth and Her Lover' is powerfully enchanting." Full Review
“The story and its themes are so intriguing that I want everything about this production to be better...Bossy’s direction lacks the edge and suspense to spotlight the complex world of the play. There are moments in which the actors sit or stand still for 5-10 minutes length of conversation. In addition to the sometimes robotic delivery of lines, this choice is problematic...Work that causes me to ruminate over the existential struggles of artists is worth perfecting.” Full Review
See it if you are interested in seeing a show about ambition, love, and manipulation between a poet and her mentor. Creative set and costume changes.
Don't see it if you are not a fan of intimate theater experiences or of shows that deal with death and suicide. Theater is very small and gets very warm.
See it if You like original stories that don’t go where you necessarily expect them to. It’s a small budget so you have to use your imagination a bit.
Don't see it if You can’t overlook a few diamond in the rough sort of flaws. This isn’t perfect by any stretch but it’s immensely intriguing & entertaining.
See it if If you like modern interpretations of Shakespeare, lady Macbeth and female empowered plays.
Don't see it if You don’t like lgbt based plays or plays with suicide endings. You don’t like multiple roles played by the same actress
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