She explored Tibet, fought with Garibaldi, rode across India on the back of an elephant, was friends with Thomas Edison – a terror to the establishment, and a nightmare to the British Raj. Russian-born spiritualist and philosopher Helena Blavatsky lived everywhere from London to India to Hell’s Kitchen – and was (and remains) one of
Plays by Sallie Bingham
He betrayed his country, his wife, his mistress, and his art.… or did he? Treason is the extraordinary story of American poet and iconoclast Ezra Pound – and the five women in his life. The man who was the most promising poet in the English-speaking world – as well as friend and mentor to T.S. Eliot and
Play about the Kentucky Poet and balladeer John Jacob Niles, and his relationship with the photographer Doris Ulmann; based on the photo of Niles helping Ulmann cross Cutshin Creek in 1932.
An adaptation of the novel by Kate Chopin, The Awakening premiered at the Horse Cave Theatre in Kentucky in 1988.
Hopscotch tells the history of four well-known Kentucky women, including the truths that are often left out. It was performed at the Horse Cave Theatre in Kentucky in 1986.
Clay Baker is an attractive middle-aged man, long married to his charming wife, Julia; they live in comfortable retirement in a small town in western Kentucky called Paducah. Angela is Clay’s longtime mistress and Julia’s best friend, a pleasant arrangement that causes the Baker’s adult daughter, Suzi, a good deal of grief. She is joined in
In the Presence is based on the book The Wall Between by the renowned civil rights worker Anne McCarty Braden. It was first performed at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1984, and subsequently at the Mill Mountain Theatre in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1986.
A one-man show in which the actor gives birth on stage, Couvade was performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Kentucky in 1983.
Milk of Paradise—set over two days in June 1937—follows two children adrift in a confusing world of distracted adults and too much poetry. Produced by the Women’s Project & Productions, it was performed under the artistic direction of Julia Miles at the American Place Theatre in New York City in 1980. Milk of Paradise…deals with