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Updated: Mar 7


a play about the wife of Benedict Arnold

by Libby Schap & Luke Robbins


One morning in 1780, a woman named Peggy Shippen seemed to go stark raving mad. Her husband, Benedict Arnold, had been accused of treason -- and so Peggy came down to breakfast, scantily clad and tormented by hallucinations. That morning came to be known as the Mad Scene.

 

Part of the Chelsea Theatre Works' Resident Artist Program

Performed March 4-12, 2022

cast included: Lauren Foster, Molly Kimmerling, Lisa Joyce, Libby Schap

 

Originally titled Peggy & the Mad Scenes

Part of the Chelsea Theatre Works' Resident Artist Program

Performed February 21-29, 2020

cast included: Lauren Chapman, Luke Robbins, Libby Schap, Michael Underhill


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