The Princess Zoubaroff is a witty, subversive, and unbelievably suggestive play, far ahead of its time. Through razor-sharp dialogue and outrageous scenarios, Ronald Firbanks takes aim at all of the sacred cows of polite English society: matrimony, motherhood, religion, and sexuality. Enid and Eric are newlyweds, although neither is particularly happy with this new arrangement. […]
In this comedy, set in Eighteenth Century Germany, a naive young student encounters a reticent stranger, to whom he reveals his passionate devotion to a reclusive princess – with unexpected results. I play Liddy. The Far-Away Princess by Hermann Sudermann
Subtitled “The Way to Win Him:, this play is placed in Paris – a change from many others of Farquhar’s plays which used English settings – though still presented to the same English audience. “This comedy … had a reception, on the first night of its appearance, far inferior to that of his other productions. […]
Paul Jones by Alexandre Dumas Dumas’s play talks of American Naval Hero John Paul Jones’s romantic entanglements and affairs of honor ashore in France. He later converted it to a novel. I play Margaret, a main character. Listen to a sample here.
Tobermory the cat has learned to talk – but what he has to say might not be to everyone’s taste. I play Miss Agnes Resker. Tobermory by Saki
The Family of Love is an early Jacobean city comedy, first published in 1608. Published anonymously, the play was long attributed to Thomas Middleton and Thomas Dekker, although more recent scholarship suggests that Lording Barry may be the sole author. The play satirises the supposed sexual lasciviousness of the Familia Caritatis or “Family of Love,” […]
Two sisters living on Quality Street set up and run a school for children after the local doctor heads off to fight Napoleon. Ten years later he returns, thinking that all the adventures have been his, and that the old life in Quality Street has waited, as in a sleep, to be resumed on the […]