THE SCARLET LETTER

by Phyllis Nagy

Adapted from the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne 

Rorschach Theatre 2005

“Rorschach’s staging grips you from the start… the young and imaginative Rorschach Theatre, adds an eerie theatricality to Hawthorne’s already dramatic 17th-century morality tale… Nathaniel Hawthorne may have always been engaging, but he’s never been this hip.” -Washington Post

“Rorschach embraces the theatricality of the approach with its usual flair for set, costume and lighting design and performances of intelligence and style.” - Potomac Stages

"...director Jenny McConnell Frederick and her cast have cut to the essence of Hawthorne’s classic story, whose heroin has become an icon about transforming pain into love and emerging from life’s hardships through sheer inner perseverance." –Curtain Up