Tag Archives: sexism

9 to 5 the Musical, Savoy Theatre

In a programme interview, Patricia Resnick – writer of both the original 1980 film and this 2008 musical adaptation – notes that Jane Fonda wanted to convey a political message about workplace sexism, but realised couching it in comedy would make it more … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Natalie McQueen

The actress discusses channelling Dolly Parton in 9 to 5 the Musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Girls & Boys, Royal Court

“It just seems to be a thing that we do, this incomprehensible violence thing.” So says the narrator of Dennis Kelly’s new one-woman play, performed in a staggering tour-de-force from Carey Mulligan. She’s been reflecting on an American mass shooting … Continue reading

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Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., Shoreditch Town Hall

I hope there’s a time when we don’t feel that Alice Birch’s bold, blackly funny, uncompromising battle cry of a play is a necessary intervention. A time when we’re not reeling from – among many others – sexist Olympics commentary, … Continue reading

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Made in Dagenham, Adelphi Theatre

Labour disputes has proved a fruitful West End topic, from Billy Elliot and The Full Monty to The Pyjama Game, and this new addition is keen to follow in their picket-lined footsteps. It has strong creative pedigree, too, with a … Continue reading

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