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The Retro Feminists By Breda Nathan
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After successfully rearing two sons, Mary decides to attend ‘Assertiveness for Women’ classes, as she bids to return to work, much to the dismay of her mother and husband. Her friend... More > Laura, who has 2 tickets for an upcoming Germaine Greer lecture, also leads Mary astray. Mary watches on with amazement as her newfound friends lurch back into 70’s feminism… The Retro Feminists is a hilarious short story from the awarding-winning Irish writer Breda Nathan. It’s no surprise that Breda won the Cork Theatre Writer’s Award last year, as her narrative voice is superb. You are really there with Mary as she finds that there are some things more painful than “sitting on one buttock for twenty years”!< Less
Wyre's Cross By Masters & Griffiths
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“Soap opera is a dangerous drug. Now, with an understanding and apparent love of that addiction, comes a subversively feminist soap opera for the theatre. In the limits of four deliriously... More > plotted and jocular episodes, Peta Masters and Geraldine Griffiths replenish the stock of village characters with a raucous band of feminist entertainers, the Norfolk Broads, who bring about a revolution among the women of Wyre’s Cross ... It is an absolute joy to watch the carefully honed clichés of soap opera transformed into deadpan comedy before they give way to the radical clichés of women’s liberation; it is genuinely liberating to see the unconscious minds of Wyre’s Cross aroused by the rhetoric of sisterhood.” The Times, 1982. Published here for the first time.< Less
Esther and Vashti: A Drama in Two Acts By Carolyn Gage
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A romantic drama set against a backdrop of war in ancient Persia. A young Hebrew woman and her former lover, the Queen of Persia, struggle against their personal and political differences to form an... More > alliance against a common enemy.< Less
Esther and Vashti: A Drama in Two Acts By Carolyn Gage
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A romantic drama set against a backdrop of war in ancient Persia. A young Hebrew woman and her former lover, the Queen of Persia, struggle against their personal and political differences to form an... More > alliance against a common enemy.< Less
The Women of Lockerbie & The Comfort Team By Deborah Brevoort
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THE WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE and THE COMFORT TEAM: Two Plays by Deborah Brevoort with introductions by Roberta Levitow and Chris Hanna. Two powerful, compelling plays that focus on how communities cope... More > with tragedies and find a way toward healing.< Less
SELF DEFENSE and other plays By Carson Kreitzer
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SELF DEFENSE and other plays collects for the first time four astonishing, rigorous, heartbreaking plays by acclaimed dramatist Carson Kreitzer. With a preface by director Mark Wing-Davey and an... More > introduction by dramaturg Mead K. Hunter, this volume will impact American theatre for a long time.< Less
SELF DEFENSE and other plays By Carson Kreitzer
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SELF DEFENSE and other plays collects for the first time four astonishing, rigorous, heartbreaking plays by acclaimed dramatist Carson Kreitzer. With a preface by director Mark Wing-Davey and an... More > introduction by dramaturg Mead K. Hunter, this volume will impact American theatre for a long time.< Less
Esther and Vashti: A Play In Two Acts By Carolyn Gage
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A romantic drama set against a backdrop of war in ancient Persia. A young Hebrew woman and her former lover, the Queen of Persia, struggle against their personal and political differences to form an... More > alliance against a common enemy.< Less
Black Eye: A Ten-Minute Play By Carolyn Gage
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Subtitled “a knockout in nine minutes,” this short play packs a punch. The year is 1953, and Amanda is a 13-year-old tomboy who has been sent to the principal’s office for fighting... More > the boys who have been lesbian-baiting her. When the principal, who is in the closet, moves to expel her, Amanda’s lesbian P.E. teacher shows that she is just as willing to fight as her student. A taut play, filled with surprises.< Less
Anne Garcia-Romero: Collected Plays By Anne Garcia-Romero
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These three plays by US Latina dramatist Anne Garcia Romero offer striking and sensual explorations of identity. A welcome addition to a growing body of US Latina literature for theatre and... More > performance< Less