Mrs. Packard

Product Number: EB00645845
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781559366281
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"Emily Mann is one of our most urgently engaging, provocative and significant American playwrights."-Joyce Carol Oates "Elizabeth Packard emerges as a vibrant, passionate force of nature."-The New York Times Illinois, 1861: Without proof of insanity, Elizabeth Packard is committed by her husband to an asylum. Based on historical events, Emily Mann's play tells of one woman's struggle to right a system gone wrong in this winner of the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays Award. Emily Mann is a playwright and director, now in her nineteenth season as artistic director of McCarter Theatre. Her award-winning plays have been produced throughout the world.

Author(s): Emily Mann
Original Publish Date: Jul 01, 2009

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