Letters Home


Character: Sylvia

Directed by: Dorothy Silver

Written by: Rose Leiman Goldemberg

Produced by: Women's Project Theater, American Place Theatre

Cast Members: Doris Belack

Venue: American Place Theatre

Production Dates: October 12, 1979 - November 11, 1979

Genre: Drama

Letters Home explores the enigma of the great poet's life, dramatizing correspondence between Plath and her mother Aurelia. Every line of this engrossing drama comes from these letters, evoking a gripping and powerful portrait of the woman, artist, daughter and mother.

In Mary’s words…

After seeing me as Cheryl in Still Life or Sylvia Plath in Letters Home, people would throw their arms around you and say, ‘Oh, the pain!’ [from “The Metabolism of Mary McDonnell by Don Shewey – link]

Script developed by Never Enough Design