About Beyond The Yellow Wallpaper
Beyond the Yellow Wallpaper by Ann Timmons
A Regional Premiere / An Echo-Commissioned Work
Directed by Caroline Hamilton
Beyond the Yellow Wallpaper is a new historical drama delving into the extraordinary life of feminist author and social reformer, Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Known to many for her short story, The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte’s work explores the realities of womanhood at the turn of the 20th century. From adolescence to her deathbed, we follow Charlotte’s complicated journey to professional success, and experience firsthand how her ongoing struggle with depression and an unconventional life shaped her work.
This production is the newest in our Herstory Canon; which includes productions of BROWNIES; A TALE OF TEXIAN WOMEN, VITA AND VIRGINIA, SAILING TO BYZANTIUM, THE LADIES OF THE CAMELLIAS, DAISY IN THE DREAMTIME, BIBLE WOMEN, A MOST DANGEROUS WOMAN, OR, and IT'S MY PARTY!
Content warnings for depression, post-partum depression, and suicidal ideation.