THE MILK OF HUMAN KINDNESS
Director: Leonie Marzecki
Theatre 503 - Rapid Write Response
Writer: Jessica Palfrey
The Milk of Human Kindness, by Jessica Palfrey was written for the Rapid Write Response event at Theatre 503 in response to the play Reared, by John Fitzpatrick.
The Milk of Human Kindness, is a short black comedy set in Ireland during the potato famine. Ailish is mourning her stillborn baby but her grandmother in law Úna is desperately trying to convince her to consider being a wet nurse.