Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, is imprisoned under charges of attempted regicide. Can her captor and cousin, Queen Elizabeth, bring herself to sign the death decree? These majestic women struggle to battle prejudice, greed, lust, and ultimately, each other.
Peter Oswald's bold new translation of Schiller's vivid re-imagining of England's most storied rivalry breathes life into a Tudor world flush with subterfuge and revenge. This compelling standoff dramatizes both the personal and the political.