“Nellie Bly: Ten Days in a Madhouse is a tale of an independent woman who went against the system and won.” (From the CPO Website)
NELLIE: Nellie Bly
MOTHER: Nellie’s mother
PULITZER: Joseph Pulitzer, owner of the New York World
COCKERILL: Pulitzer’s editor
MRS STANARD and MISS CHERUBE: Boarding-house landladies
NURSE SNIPE: Nurse at Blackwell’s Island Lunatic Asylum
DR KINIER: Doctor at Blackwell’s Island
TILLIE, BIRGIT, and MRS NEVILLE: Blackwell’s Island inmates
1993, CBC Radio
Nellie Bly: Ten Days in a Madhouse is available through the CPO Website.
For more information about the playwright and her work, visit the CWPO collection.
To view other works by this playwright, click here.
Encyclopedia Britannica’s website includes an overview of Nellie Bly’s life at this link.