‘Pandora’s Box’ by Frank Wedekind

This play is the sequel to “Earth Spirit”, in which the adventurous and manipulative Lulu marries and rids herself of three husbands, only to be arrested for the murder of the third. In “Pandora’s Box”, Lulu escapes from prison only to be forced in the life of a courtesan. Reduced to desperate poverty, she meets […]

‘A Dialogue in Fiesole’ by Alfred Austin

A colloquy between two lovers,  which concludes with the following lines: Give me your hand; and, if you will, keep mine Engraffed in yours, as slowly thus we skirt La Doccia’s dark declivity, and make Athwart Majano’s pathless pines a path To lead us onward haply where it may. Lo ! the Carrara mountains flush […]

‘Earth Spirit’ by Frank Wedekind

Lulu marries and survives three husbands, only to face prosecution for the shooting of the third. Lulu’s later adventures are described in the following play, Pandora’s Box I play the Countess Geschwitz, who is enamoured with Lulu, the main character. Earth Spirit by Frank Wedekind

‘Endymion’ by John Keats

Endymion is the largest work by John Keats and was composed between April and November 1817. It was published in April 1818, and the critical reception was almost universally hostile. The plot is built around the ancient Greek legend of Endymion, the young shepherd whose beauty was such that the goddess of the Moon entreated Zeus […]

‘Five Plays’ by Anton Chekhov

A collection of four of Chekhov’s most popular dramas together with his unusual one-act comedy, The Boor, presented by members of The Online Stage. I play Masha in ‘The Seagull’, Dunyasha in ‘The Cherry Orchard’, Natalia in ‘The Three Sisters’, and narrate ‘Uncle Vanya’.