FROM THE FORUM:
This Friday On Our Screen: HYSTERIA
Starring: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce
Fri 7:30 Sat 5:30 & 7:30 Sun 5pm
In Victorian London, Dr. Mortimer Granville, a young doctor struggles to establish himself. He is hired by Dr. Robert Dalrymple who is renowned for treating women diagnosed with female hysteria using 'pelvic massage'. Hysteria was originally defined as a neurotic condition peculiar to women and thought to be caused by a dysfunction of the uterus. By the 19th century, hysteria came to be defined as a more generalized sexual dysfunction. Mortimer devises various different methods of pelvic massage, undertaking various experiments in his quest.
Running time 100m
Forum Theatre 314 Main Street Metuchen NJ 08840