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Archive Theatre Review • THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES • Vaudeville Theatre • 2008

The Female of the Species

It comes as no surprise that Joanna Murray-Smith’s comedic romp into post post-feminism should have caused such a stir when first performed in Melbourne, Australia in 2006. 812 more words


Point device

Orlando: I am he that is so love-shaked: I pray you tell me / your remedy.

Rosalind: There is none of my uncle’s marks upon you: he / taught me how to know a man in love; in which / cage of rushes I am sure you are not prisoner. 150 more words


A star danced and under that I was born

As I left the Sam Wanamaker playhouse I could barely speak, my brain was on fire but words failed me. I’d just seen the best King Lear, Juliet, Beatrice and Portia I had ever witnessed, and it was all from one woman. 450 more words