The Duchess of Malfi
Directed by Emily Hawkins
October 31st-November 3rd, Massman Theatre
Recipient of the Paul Allen Backer ISP Award
Love. Scandal. Revenge. John Webster's Jacobean revenge tragedy, The Duchess of Malfi finds a widow in a position of power, ready to take charge of her fate. Ignoring her corrupt and greedy brother's warnings,she chooses to marry and incurs their wrath. What transpires are years of lying, deceit, and betrayal, culminating in a violent, bloody end. Follow the tale of our duchess where fate may be changed, but not avoided.