Pelléas and Mélisande
by Maurice Maeterlinck
in a new translation by Rob Melrose
May 2, 2009
In this mysterious, fairytale-like play, a beautiful young woman is found in the woods by a hunter who also happens to be a prince. He takes her to his castle and marries her. Soon after, she falls in love with his younger brother. When the love triangle explodes, she wants to return to her own world, but can she?