What changed her chain of flowers into thorns?
In Rochester, 1793, 28-year-old Augusta Havisham, having led an unusually cloistered life, faces an uncertain future now her domineering, unloving father has passed away, inexplicably leaving her his entire fortune. Over two acts, with a cast of four women and four men, Becoming Miss Havisham explores the backstory of the infamous Dickens character, asking what turned her into the woman she is in 'Great Expectations'. ‘Who is Miss Havisham? A fiend from a fable or someone unable to keep from becoming the thing she became?’