|Charles Tidler||Rappaccini’s Daughter|
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappaccini’s Daughter”
(published in 1844, and here adapted by Charles Tidler for the stage),
the brilliant professor Giacomo Rappaccini plays God with the laws of
nature by building a secret garden in his own image. He sacrrifices his
daughter Beatrice to experiments with poisons, rendering her invulnerabel
to pain, forever youthful, innocent and alone.
Charles Tidler’s stage plays have been produced throughout Canada, the United States, and in Edinburgh and London’s West End. They have won many honours and awards. He is also a poet and the author of a novel, Going to New Orleans. Originally from Indiana, Tidler has lived in Victoria, BC, for many years.
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