Three Women of Swatow

A play
3 characters (3w)

Synopsis: When Mother accidentally kills her husband, three generations of women must come together to solve a bloody situation. This darkly comedic play takes a look at the legacy of abuse, the power of family, and how to prevent the resurrection of a headless chicken.

Development History

Tarragon Theatre’s Playwrights Unit 2016-2017
A year long play development that culminated in a reading on May 25, 2017 at Tarragon Theatre
Directed by Esther Jun
Dramaturgy by Andrea Romaldi
Playwright Unit members: Rose Napoli, Meghan Greeley, Gillian Clark, Elyse Friedman, and Kawa Ada
Starring: Marjorie Chan, April Leung, and Brenda Kamino

RBC Emerging Playwrights Award 2017
A year-long grant to continue developing Three Women of Swatow with Tarragon Theatre’s artistic director Richard Rose