Women and shoes have long been staple fare in the joke world, and there was never any bigger joke than Imelda Marcos. Not to make light of the horrors the Filipinos experienced during her husband’s reign, but Imelda and her overflowing closet of shoes simultaneously awed, amused, and angered the rest of the world. 766 more words
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Using a feminist framework analyse Here Lies Love. What is staged as ‘feminine’ within the performance and how might the performance be perceived as perpetuating patriarchal orthodoxies or providing a feminist intervention?
Featured Image from the National Theatre’s Production of Here Lies Love
The National Theatre’s production of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s Here Lies Love, is a musical documenting the Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos’ historical ‘rise from small-town beauty to the most powerful political figure in the Philippines’ (Billington, 2014). 1,797 more words