ITB | Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Into the Breeches:

Show guidelines

Montgomery, 1942: With the local playhouse’s director and actors off at war, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry IV and Henry V. A hilarious and moving comedy about the transformative power of art.



The words sex, damnation, colored, hell, “sieg heil,” and “Nazi son of a bitch” are all used in the script.

Sexual Innuendo

Jokes are made in reference to cod pieces.

Drugs & Alcohol




Mature Content

This script deals with its characters living during an active world war. Most of the women’s husbands are at on the battlefield.