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  'Tis Pity She's a Whore


Written c. 1630, ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore has been described as Romeo and Juliet, if they were brother and sister. More than just a sensational story of incest and violence (although it has plenty of both), ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore is a story of two young people seeking a loving connection in a world of hypocrites, cheats and murderers. The most shocking thing about the play is that you find yourself rooting for the siblings/lovers.

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore has been called a “veritable feast of decadence and mind-boggling depravity” by Simon Saltzman, who praised “Ford's flagrantly violent, yet psychologically profound point of view” and asserted “this still red hot and horrific classic is a terrific introduction to Jacobean/Carolinian dramatic literature at its most lurid.”

Presented as a part of the 5th Annual Capital Fringe Festival

Capital Fringe Festival

Directed by Alia Faith Williams

Phil Amico,Terence Aselford, Nathan Cederoth, Evan Crump, Lindsay Duso, Prairie Griffith,
Jason Hentrich, Scott McCormick, Frank O’Donnell and Jessica Shearer Wilson

All the sex, twice the blood!
at The Warehouse
1019 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
[Click here for venue map]

Performance Dates:
Saturday, July 10 @10pm
Sunday, July 11 @ 6pm
Tuesday, July 13 @ 7pm
Friday, July 16 @ 8pm
Saturday, July 17 @ 10pm
Sunday, July 25 @ 6:30pm



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Photos by Paul Oberle