… a great theatrical experience …

Amelia Pedlow as Annabella and Matthew Amendt as Giovanni. Photo Richard Termine

Amelia Pedlow as Annabella and Matthew Amendt as Giovanni. Photo Richard Termine

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore is a brilliant and uncompromising play about forbidden sexual love. Probably first performed between 1629 and 1633 and not often since, it’s often seemed too hot to handle — one can see why.  Taking  conflict in romantic love to the extreme, ‘Tis Pity studies through the unfolding of drama what happens if the lovers are subjected to an ultimate obstacle – incest.

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