There's only one thing more challenging than having five children by five different men, and that's being judged for having five children by five different men. Just ask Hester. Bringing up her brood isn't easy, and when there's no money coming in, it's damn near impossible. Heap on the criticism, the double standards and the lack of empathy, and Hester's scarlet letter really begins to bleed through. Sure, this single mom is flawed, just like the rest of us, but why should she receive extra helpings of scorn and struggle? In playwright... More >>>