Austen's Women - Lady Susan

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Austen's Women: LADY SUSAN

Dyad Productions

From the award-winning creators of Austen's Women, A Christmas Carol, I, Elizabeth, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic, and A Room of One's Own.

Austen's Women are back - in a brand-new solo comedy show! Devil-may-care Lady Susan, the coquettish black widow, hunting down not one, but two, fortunes; oppressed, rebellious daughter Frederica; longsuffering sister-in-law Catherine; family matriarch Mrs De Courcy; and insouciant best friend, Alicia.

Return to the Regency (or rather, Georgian) in this wickedly funny tale of society and the women trapped within it; their struggles, their desires, their temptations and manipulations - and at the vanguard, Lady Susan: charming, scheming, witty, and powerful; taking on society and making it her own. But has she met her match?

Based on Jane Austen's first full-length work from 1794, the piece is performed by Rebecca Vaughan and directed by Andrew Margerison. This is Austen as you've never seen her before!

Created in collaboration with The Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead.

"If you haven't seen Dyad Productions' work before, you simply must" (British Theatre Guide)

"Some of the most electrifying character work available, up to and including Berkoff" (Fringe Review)

"Vaughan is simply sublime" (Huffington Post)

"Towering... luscious… assured... rich" (The Scotsman)

THREE WEEKS Cumulative Body of Work Award-Winners, 2018

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