Theatre 4the People presents the world premiere of this drama about one of the first female psychoanalysts, Lou Salome. More…
At the turn of the 20th century, Lou Salomé was one of the most recognizable names in all of Europe. A century later, history has all but forgotten her story. As great a psychoanalyst as Freud, as thoughtful a philosopher as Nietzsche, as talented a poet as Rilke, Salome is celebrated in this bio play starring an all-female cast.
See it if for a confident woman philosopher attains recognition against all odd and her relationship with and influence over well-known thinkers
Don't see it if philosophical discussions are not your thing
See it if You like period plays based on real people-especially little known, significant ones.
Don't see it if You don't like seeing shows in very small places with limited resources. They did, however make very good use of the limited props they had.
See it if ...you like interesting, well-acted theater with a troupe who knows how to make a big story work a tiny space.
Don't see it if ...you dislike discourse of psychology, though it's more about the personal and professional life and times of the lead character.
See it if You want to be challenged, think about gender roles and courtship, learn about some really interesting personalities
Don't see it if You want something fluffy and simple