It might sound unenlightened to call Relevance a catfight between two feminists. Jayne Houdyshell and Pascale Armand, after all, are portraying characters explicitly identified as “public intellectuals” in JC Lee’s play – one as Theresa, a long-famous white feminist author, the other as Msemaji, a younger, up-and-coming black feminist author.
Archives for February 25, 2018
Teen drama, Count Down, Strand’s entry in Women’s Voices Theater Festival (review)
Count Down, one of many extraordinary plays included in this year’s Women’s Voices Theater Festival, is an emotional drama about teenage girls living in a group home in Chester, New Jersey. Playwright Dominique Cieri based it on her experiences teaching in a similar home.