Shakespeare’s female characters were never dull. Witty but unmarriable, or tragic, doomed innocents, they range across the full dramatic spectrum. Bawdy and fond of innuendo, or scheming, brutal femme fatales, they remain a source of fascination today. Indeed, more than one liked to dress up as a man.
A young troupe from Edinburgh return the compliment with short recitations of some of the most famous of Shakespearean ladies — followed by a modern dialogue. Reinterpretation or most sacrilegious murder? You decide.
A special one-off show for Underword.