Written for Playground SF for the prompt "Shakespeare Prequels," this play, in dramatic verse, imagines the relationship between A Midsummer Night's Dreams's Titania and the mother of her contested changeling. A linguistically stunning play about queer love and loss.
Classical; tragedy; verse
Titania: Trans woman, cis woman, non-binary femme; any ethnicity; late 20s-50s
Anjali: Cis woman; Indian; 20s-30s
Puck: Preferably trans man, non-binary masc, or gender fluid AMAB (assigned male at birth); any ethnicity; late teens-20s
Oberon: Cis man; any ethnicity, late 20s-50s
Mature themes and language including: sexual content; infidelity; pregnancy; death; grief