by Vern Thiessen
He was the most famous man in literary history.
She was cloaked in silence and invisibility.
An original, often hilarious portrait of Anne Hathaway
Now...Madame Shakespeare is having her say
Inspired by the few historical facts known about The Bard, his wife Anne, and their family, Shakespeare’s Will is a lively, humorous and emotional depiction of Anne Hathaway – accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife, and defiantly liberated woman in Elizabethan England.
Directed by Eric Love.
poetic, humorous masterful solo, in which the Bard’s Wife gets the last word!
performed by Margo Whitcomb.
“Sharp-witted & bold” - Theatre NYC.
7:30pm Thu-Sat; 2pm Sat & Sun; Sept 5-15
A MainStage Production
starring Margo Whitcomb
directed by Eric Love
Scenic Design by Kim Allen Bent
Scenic Artist: Donna Stafford
Costume Design by Jan Bodendorf
Lighting Design by Charlotte Seelig
Sound Design by Eric Love
Stage Management by Hayden Christensen
Inspired by the few facts known and challenging the myths, this renowned Canadian playwright has crafted a portrait of an accidental mother, proudly imperfect wife,
and defiantly liberated woman.
“Thiessen has invented a complete life with tasteful imagination… The result is always gripping, frequently hilarious and ultimately very moving." Toronto Star Review
“Time flies when you’re having fun … one person theater can be a drag, but not this time around. The stage abounds with characters, all of them displayed by the actress in the spotlight.” The Berkshire Eagle
This 90 minute play is performed without intermission
“Enthralling. Rich & Rewarding Storytelling.
rollercoaster full of love, laughter & tears.”
– Jim Lowe, Times Argus
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proud to be a designated Vermont Arts Council arts event