The Mandrake Root

Charlene Scott of member station WFCR reports on a new play written by actress Lynn Redgrave. Redgrave, daughter of esteemed British actor Michael Redgrave and sister of actress Vanessa Redgrave, began writing for the stage in 1993 with Shakespeare for my Father. She says her new work The Mandrake Root is not autobiographical although the main character, an elderly British woman named Rose, was inspired by her mother. The play is making its world premier in New Haven, Connecticut.

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