Into the Breeches!

1942: Oberon Play House’s director and leading men are off at war. Determined to press on, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry V, assembling an increasingly unexpected team united in desire, if not actual theater experience. Together they deliver a delightful celebration of collaboration and persistence when the show must go on! A surprisingly modern and moving...
1942: Oberon Play House’s director and leading men are off at war. Determined to press on, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry V, assembling an increasingly unexpected team united in desire, if not actual theater experience. Together they deliver a delightful celebration of collaboration and persistence when the show must go on! A surprisingly modern and moving comedy about the singular way art and community reveal our boldest selves even in the darkest times.
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Into the Breeches!

Development History

  • Workshop
    ,
    McCarter Theatre Center's Sallie B. Goodman Artists' Retreat
    ,
    2016
  • Workshop
    ,
    Trinity Repertory Company
    ,
    2015
  • Commission
    ,
    Trinity Repertory Company
    ,
    2014

Production History

  • Professional
    ,
    Asolo Rep Theatre
    ,
    2020
  • Professional
    ,
    Cleveland Play House
    ,
    2019
  • Professional
    ,
    Alabama Shakespeare Festival
    ,
    2019
  • Professional
    ,
    Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
    ,
    2018
  • Professional
    ,
    Trinity Repertory Company
    ,
    2018
  • Professional
    ,
    Chautauqua Theater Company
    ,
    2018