Birth Witches by Jennifer Fawcett
England, 1606: The witch craze has come to London. Superstition, science, religion and politics all meet in the birthing room where accusations of witchcraft overturn hundreds of years of tradition as the new male doctors fight to replace the old female midwives. Birth Witches explores the ongoing battle over the politics of birth, from the past through to the present day.
Year Printed: 2014
First Produced: 2013 at Riverside Theatre, Iowa City, IA.
Running Time: 120 minutes
Male Cast: 3
Female Cast: 4
Other Cast: 3