The Herbal Bed, Peter Whelan’s unusual drama about William Shakespeare’s daughter, has done so well at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Pit, it’s transferring for an extended West End run at the Duchess Theatre. Previews begin April 10; opens April 16.
Michael Attenborough directs the play, about a real-life court case in which Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna was accused of adultery. For tickets and information, call 0171 494 5075. (In the U.S., dial 011-44 first and omit the first “0.”
-- By Robert Viagas