A sheltered, well-to-do young Englishwoman and her sister are thrown into poverty overnight by a distant relative who lays claim to their inheritance. Desperate to protect her family, the daring young Magdalen bands together with a shifty con man and hatches an outrageous plot to reclaim her wealth. But can she win a fortune without losing her soul?
Carthage Theatre is thrilled to announce Jeffrey Hatcher as the 2013-2014 participant in its New Play Initiative. Hatcher’s original works and adaptations have been seen and celebrated in New York, across the country, and internationally, with productions at the Guthrie, the Old Globe, Manhattan Theatre Club, the Milwaukee Rep, Yale Rep, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Acting Company, Cleveland Playhouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Denver Center, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Rep, Arizona Theatre Company, and countless more. Screenwriting credits include: Stage Beauty (adapted from his play Compleat Female Stage Beauty), Casanova, and The Duchess. For Carthage, Hatcher will be adapting the endearing Wilkie Collins novel, “No Name.”