October 15-November 5, 2001
The Yellow Wallpaper
Adapted from the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper"by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Directed by Kerry Noonan, starring Jill Remez.
Based on the book by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wallpaper" is about a creative woman's plea for understanding when plunged into a progressive descent into madness. Chalotte was an accomplished writer during the turn of the centruy and also a survivor the "rest cure" described in her book.
CRITICS PICK - L.A. TIMES
"A remarkable solo performance by Jill Remez vividly evokes the historical tragedy of creative women stifled by social convention." -L.A. Times
"(Remez) portrayal is so excruciatingly beautiful, perfect in balance and detail; so true to concept, class and historic authenticity..we are compelled to give The Yellow Wallpaper a rave review." Backstage West / DramaLogue