Already closed | 1h 30m | Chelsea

Lady Macbeth and Her Lover

From 13 member  reviews
Members say: Slow, Disappointing, Predictable, Absorbing, Ambitious

About the show

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.

1h 30m | Already closed | The Directors Studio (Chelsea)

Member Reviews (13)

MEMBERS SAY:

Slow, Disappointing, Predictable, Absorbing, Ambitious

60
Wordy, Disappointing, Slow, Insipid, Banal

See it if humorless revenge drama seems like a good way to spend an evening.

Don't see it if you are feeling tired -- the room is hot and the play is slow.

60
Predictable, Slow

See it if Want to listen to a treatise on poetry

Don't see it if You care about predictably - the plot is obvious from the start.

67
Banal, Slow, Disappointing, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if you want to ponder an artist and muse relationship, and see a woman undress on stage. Twice.

Don't see it if you are expecting a "thriller."

Also "Psychological thriller" it is not. This show deals with manipulation ... Read more Read less


November 10th, 2017
"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 brill...
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November 13th, 2017
“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 ad...
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