Ann-Marie MacDonald: Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) (2461 words)

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More than 30 years after its first production at Toronto’s Annex Theatre as part of Nightwood Theatre’s 1988 season, Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) continues to be regularly performed worldwide. Important productions of the play include Classic Stage Company’s 1992 off-Broadway staging, with Cherry Jones in the lead role of Constance Ledbelly; Jackie Maxwell’s staging of the play, first at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto (1994) and later at The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario (1996); and the 2001 Canadian Stage production at the Bluma Appel Theatre in Toronto, which starred Ann-Marie MacDonald as Constance. The 1988 production won a …

Citation: Gordon, Neta. "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 13 December 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=14669, accessed 26 October 2021.]

14669 Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) 3 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.

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