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by Susan Glaspell

This one-act play had its first production in 1916, with the Provincetown Players, the company Glaspell founded with her husband, George Cram Cook. Glaspell got her inspiration for the play from a murder case in her home state of Iowa, in which a woman was arrested for the murder of her husband. In “Trifles,” two women are able to recognize many more clues in the case than the men in charge because they understand women’s lives in a way the men can’t and frankly don’t care to.


GEORGE HENDERSON, County Attorney–Morey Fazzi


LEWIS HALE, A neighboring farmer–Richard Kendrick

MRS. PETERS–Misty Lynn Macey

MRS. HALE–Shawnda Urie

This reading is scheduled for:

Saturday Aug. 22, 2020 07:30 PM (concluded)

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When you attend as an audience member:

  •  Use headphones if you can.
  •  Please mute your microphone when not applauding or laughing or responding.
  •  Please turn off your video transmission while actors are reading.  You are welcome to have it on preshow and during intermission.

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