“To those who appreciate wisteria and sunshine…and who have ever hoped, on occasion, that a little Enchantment might step in…”
Enchantment is the word to describe this old-fashioned girls getaway. Playwright Matthew Barber captures the essences of Elizabeth von Arnim’s novel about four women in post WWI England. The unacquainted ladies are all drawn to the same advertisement. They each long to rent this mysterious castle in Italy for a month. Steered by the mystical conviction of Elizabeth MacDougald (Lottie), the women end up vacationing together.
Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat.
Filed under: Idle Muse Theatre Company
Tags: Brian Bengtson, Catherine Hermes, Cecily Romaynne Shives, Chicago theater, Dennis Mae, Elizabeth MacDougald, Erin Gallagher, Evan Jackson, Idle Muse Theatre, Jean Waller, Joel Thompson, Kathy Logelin, Lane Flores, Laura Wiley, Maggie Speer, Mara Kovacevic, Matt Nischan, Nathan Thompson, Paul Daizovi, post, Rivendell Theatre, Sara Robinson, Tristan Brandon