Southside’s 2015 Summer production was The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman and directed by Emma Burford
A serious adult play about two women who run a school for girls. After a malicious youngster starts a rumour about the two women, the rumour soon turns to scandal. As the young girl comes to understand the power she wields, she sticks by her story, which precipitates tragedy for the women. It is later discovered that the gossip was pure invention, but it is too late. Irreparable damage has been done.