To Hold the One-Way Mirror Up

Note

Using lines from Shakespeare, this play stages a stage and an audience, and reflects the internalization of sexism and harmful cultural norms. Written for the class "Feminist Playwrights"on the prompt: female relationships. 

Genre

Meta; found text; drama; experimental

Characters

Actors: five to ten actors; masc; mixed ethnicities; mixed ages

Audience: fifteen to thirty actors; femme; mixed ethnicities; mixed ages

Content Advisory

Mature themes and language including: violent gendered language; depiction of sexual assault (embrace and kiss); internalized sexism

Production History

Unproduced.
 

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