Worcester Shakespeare Company presents "The Herbal Bed"
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About The Event
The year is 1613. The place: Stratford-upon-Avon. William Shakespeare’s eldest daughter, Susanna Hall, has been accused of adultery with Rafe Smith, a married man. Susanna, herself married to prominent Stratford doctor Jonathan Hall, sues her accuser, Jack Lane, for slander in the court of Worcester Cathedral. Shakespeare’s presence looms ethereally over this emotional tale of forbidden love and private intrigue.
$20 general admission, parental discretion advised.
Presented in special arrangement with Dramatist Play Service, Inc. in collaboration with the West Stockbridge Historical Society.