Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) (Paperback)

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In this exuberant comedy and original revision of Shakespeare's Othello and Romeo and Juliet -- Constance Ledbelly, a drab and dusty academic, deciphers a cryptic manuscript she believes to be the original source for the tragedies, and is transported into the plays themselves. She visits Juliet and Desdemona, has a hand in saving them, and finds out what these women are about. In true Shakespearean spirit, Constance plunders the plays and creates something new, all the while engaging in a personal voyage of self-discovery. With an abundance of twists, fights, dances, seductions, and wild surprises, the play is an absolute joy of theatricality.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780802135773
ISBN-10: 0802135773
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: September 8th, 1998
Pages: 88
Language: English