Knox Amphitheatre, Stratford Ontario
1911. Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. A young woman hacks her husband to death with an axe while he sleeps. Is she a murderer? Is she protecting herself and her children? Does the truth even matter?
This new play by Mark Weatherley shines a light on the true story of Angelina Napolitano, an Italian immigrant who murdered her abusive husband in turn of the century Canada, while exploring themes of justice, domestic violence, and patriarchal dominance.
Written by Mark Weatherly
Starring Fiona Mongillo, Olivia Viggiani, and Siobhan O’Malley
Lighting Design and Stage Management by John Colm LeBurg
Produced by Here For Now