Pay What You Can: Top Girls
About PWYC: Top Girls
In Thatcher’s Britain of the ’80s, Marlene celebrates a promotion with a dinner party full of legendary, historical, and mythical women, from Pope Joan to one of Chaucer’s pilgrims to an imperial Japanese courtesan. As the wine starts to flow, each of these iconic women shares her own stories of sacrifice and success — but where’s the sisterhood?
Written by Caryl Churchill ("Love and Information"), one of the English language’s greatest living playwrights, and directed by Tamilla Woodard ("Men on Boats") in her return to A.C.T., this modern classic dissects feminism and the cost of progress in Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, a country divided by class, cruelty, and capitalism.
Recommended for ages 14 and up.