"...The Children's Hour, should be way passé. But EgoPo's fine production, under Adrienne Mackey's vigorous direction, shows us that the play lives on. " - The Philadelphia Inquirer
"The EgoPo cast is excellent and under Adrienne Mackey's direction they conjure characters who are authentic and relatable.." - Talkin' Broadway
"With its talented cast, beautiful design and fine direction, I highly recommend EgoPo Classic Theater’s powerful production of The Children’s Hour." - DC Metro Theatre Arts
The Children's Hour
By Lillian Hellman
Directed by Adrienne Mackey
Lillian Hellman’s renowned play, set in an all-girls boarding school in the 1930s, returns to Philadelphia to launch the season. When one of the wealthy girls does not get her way, she destroys the lives of the headmistresses by accusing them of a secret love. This powerful tragedy that confronts the dangers of sexual prejudice, shockingly, still resonates today. Guest director Adrienne Mackey, of Swim Pony Performing Arts, brings this classic to an exciting new life for EgoPo.