Set in a New England summer house in 1899, the opera describes the fate of Charlotte, a young wife and mother suffering from postpartum depression whose treatment—strict bed rest and a total absence of mental stimulation—leads to her emotional and intellectual decline.
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Dr. Silas Weir Mitchell (speaking part)
Woman in the Wall (s)
Probing A Woman's Madness - The New York Times 12/11/1992