Anne Boleyn by Howard Brenton on Thursday, September 19, 2019
One of England’s greatest contemporary dramatists examines the life of
the second wife of Henry VIII, her role in bringing about the English
Reformation and the ultimate betrayal by her husband that led to her
The Widow's Tears by George Chapman on Friday, September 27, 2019
Two brothers embark on dangerous games of wooing in an early Jacobean comedy that echoes the domestic antics of The Merry Wives of Windsor.
Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti on Thursday, October 17, 2019
When the great actor Edmund Kean collapses during his performance in 1833 of the title role in Othello, an African-American actor, Ira Aldridge, is asked to take over. Based on a true story.
Support for WordPlay is generously provided by The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation.