Mrs Mortimer’s Xenophobic Travel Guide


A Victorian-era Englishwoman describes the nasty habits of foreigners. Hilariously prejudiced!

Mrs M shaking finger

Favell Lee Mortimer (1802-78) set foot outside of England only twice in her life. This did not stop her from writing books that promoted outrageously stereotypical ideas about the peoples of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and America.

Mrs Mortimer’s Xenophobic Travel Guide puts the good woman onstage for the first time. You have much to learn from her!

featuring Sarah Broude as Mrs Mortimer
and Ernest Briggs as the Presenter
written & directed by Steve Schroer

Sun 8/2/15 10:00 PM
Mon 8/3/15 7:00 PM
Weds 8/5/15 7:00 PM
Thurs 8/6/15 10:00 PM
Sat 8/8/15 2:30 PM

Phoenix Theater
2605 Hennepin Ave, Mpls

Mrs Mortimer page on Fringe website

Want to read about the real person who was Mrs Mortimer? You can do so here and here.
Want to buy a delightful selection of her writings? You can do so here.

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