Shakespeare's Mad Women

Shakespeare's Mad Women

Juliet is about to kill herself. All Lady Macbeth and Ophelia can do is wait for her to arrive. Together they play cards, drink moonshine from teacups, and piece together the remnants of their pasts. This hit dark comedy from Lady Garden Theatre explores the ‘what if’ behind three of Shakespeare’s most famous female characters, why female characters are reduced to no more than ‘mad women’, and why was Hamlet so obsessed with himself?

Age guideline 14+

Duration: 1 hour 10mins with no interval

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