Sylvia Plath

January 15 – 27, 1974

Production Language English
Country of Origin England, United Kingdom
Description One of the highlights of the 1974 British Theatre season at BAM was the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Sylvia Plath, directed by Barry Kyle. With a script made up entirely of language from Plath’s work, the piece examined themes of poetic creation, motherhood, fractured identity, and madness.
Identifier 1974s.01463
VenueAdam E. Max Gathering Space (Lepercq Space, Ballroom, BAM Cafe)
directorBarry Kyle
lighting designerBrian Harris
musical directorJeremy Barlow
playwrightSylvia Plath
set designer/decorGordon Sumpter
stage managerPeter Sofroniou