Soliloquies

ebook The Lady Doth Indeed Protest

By Chris Wind

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Lady MacBeth kill herself? Please. And Portia—you don't think someone that intelligent would be pissed to be bait and trophy? And Juliet, well, Juliet just wants to have—sex. "Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest" is a collection of soliloquies by Ophelia, Lady MacBeth, Regan, Portia, Desdemona, Kate, Isabella, Juliet, Marina, and Miranda—protesting the role given to them by Shakespeare.

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"...not only dynamic, imaginative verse writing, but extremely intelligent and intuitive insight ... I know many actresses who would love to get their hands on this material!
"As a Shakespeare director, I'm thrilled by the perspective which Chris' pieces provide of the plays and characters which they challenge – I believe these will be sought after by theatre companies which also do solid classical work, as new material for their audiences, embraced by a season of Shakespeare plays.
"As a feminist, I'm excited by how these characters come alive and point up the perceptions and misperceptions that have shaped their literary and theatrical destinies.
"As a dramaturg, I'm more than pleased to find modern playwrights who can write in heightened language and/or verse. This is a rare gift, and Chris has this gift." Joanne Zipay, Judith Shakespeare Company, NYC

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