I have also struggled with a synopsis on this forum. Shorter is sweeter...
How about this?
Three generations of women in the Mirfield family cycle through mental abuse and illness in this four act play.
Based on the author’s memories of her recently deceased mother, and on the stories of a painful life proudly lived, Hauntings explores how much of our mental abuse and illness is a poisoned legacy of generations passed, and what can be done to break the cycle.
That's the stuff that turn me on...
Hope it helps!
that's pretty great. Thank you for the re-write. i will definitely consider what you had to say.
also, i've been watching project runway re-runs and your mention of 'that's the stuff that turn me on' made me giggle because Vincent was always saying that about his work.