The Scarlet Letter (2012)

"Scarlet Letter" (2012), directed by Steven Wilson; Photo: Lawrence Peart
Photo: Lawrence Peart

Adapted by Sarah Saltwick
Based on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Directed by Steven Wilson

B. Iden Payne Theatre
November 16, 17, 29, 30, December 1, 5, 6, 7 at 8:00 p.m.
November 18, December 2 at 2:00 p.m.

"There was a wild and ghastly scenery all around her, and a home and comfort nowhere."

Sin. Guilt. Judgment. Love.

Protagonist Hester Prynne comes to the stage in a reimagining of Hawthorne's classic tale. Playwright Sarah Saltwick is a Michener Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin. Her work has been presented, developed or produced by Paper Chairs Theatre Company, Scriptworks, WordBRIDGE, Bristol Riverside Theater, Shrewd Productions, Last Frontier Theatre Conference and Moving Arts.

Reviews

The Daily Texan: "Saltwick's adaptation of The Scarlet Letter takes artistic liberties while retaining spirit of novel"
Austin 360: "Review: 'The Scarlet Letter'"