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Trifles

Susan Glaspell

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Description:

Written by Susan Glaspell in 1916, Trifles is a one-act play about a woman accused of strangling her husband. Based on an actual murder case reported by Glaspell for the Des Moines News, the play represented an early exploration of gender relationships in a time when women often were considered to be mere trifles. A groundbreaking feminist play, Trifles is often included in anthologies of drama and literature. A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring (in alphabetical order): Jeanie Hackett as Mrs. Peters; Amy Madigan as Mrs. Hale; Sam McMurray as the Sheriff; Steven Vinovich as Mr. Hale; Steven Weber as the County Attorney. Directed by Rosalind Ayres. Recorded at The Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Steven Weber, Full Cast

Length:

28m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:25

Introduction
Introduction

00:41


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:19


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:33


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:07


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:11


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:07