Shakespeare Electronic Conference, SHK 7.0783. Friday, 1 November 1996.
Date: Thursday, 31 Oct 1996 09:08:26 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Production of The Borderers
Willing Suspension Productions Presents:
Set on the border of Scotland and England in the fourteenth century, this
rarely performed gothic tragedy portrays the downfall of Mortimer, the
idealistic young leader of a band of dispossessed landowners.
An early Romantic play that anticipates the drama and internal psychology of
the modern stage.
Thursday, November 14: 8:30pm
Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16: 8pm
Sunday, November 17: 2 and 8pm
Tickets: $6 general admission, $5 students and seniors.
All performances at The Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Boston University, 949
Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA.
For more information or reservations call 617/734-6360.
Willing Suspension Productions is an acting company founded by graduate
students in the English Department at Boston University in 1993 and is
committed to producing rarely seen non- Shakespearean early modern drama. Our
past productions include Thomas Middleton's _Revenger's Tragedy_,Ben Jonson's
_Alchemist_, Thomas Kyd's _Spanish Tragedy_, and, most recently, Thomas
Middleton's _Chaste Maid in Cheapside_. _The Borderers_ is the company's first
foray into the drama of a later period.