September 17


The Yellow Wallpaper

All Act Theatre Online

A woman suffering from “temporary nervous depression” is kept in a country estate for a summer of recovery, as diagnosed and prescribed by her husband, a well-respected physician. Over the course of this treatment, however, we see her mind fracture from lack of stimulation and expression until it is only her troubling obsession with the “horrid wallpaper” that gives way to relief in the form of a secret journal.

The Yellow Wallpaper