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Presented by: Arena Stage
Finding one’s voice is never easy. Socially awkward and plain Catherine Sloper has struggled her entire life under the disapproving and resentful gaze of her father. It is the unexpected visit from a suitor full of sincerity and instantaneous devotion that awakens Catherine’s long abandoned hopes of true love and the opportunity for a fresh start. A devastating betrayal forces the scorned Catherine to learn how to roar, realize her truth and take control of her destiny. NOTE: Each teacher will receive 4+ lessons tied to different Common Core Curriculum standards. Each student receives a study guide with valuable historical and cultural context and production information.
Length of Event: 3.5 hours
Location: Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth Street Southwest, Washington, D.C.
Discipline: Humanities: Literary Arts, Theatre
Curriculum Connections: English/ Language Arts
Grades: 9th - 12th