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PostSubject: WANTED: Interesting plays with mostly female characters!   Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:37 pm

Hi all,

In our theatre group there are mostly women, and we are always short of men. Therefore, I am looking for plays whose characters are largely female. So far I've read "Top Girls" and "The Waiting Room", and I wondered if you knew any others? Any ideas will be appreciated!

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PostSubject: Re: WANTED: Interesting plays with mostly female characters!   Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:41 pm

Well, plays are not my strong suit, but one interesting play that may interest your group (although I am not sure what the ratio of female characters to male ones are) is Lysistrata by Aristophanes. The story, basically (if you are not familiar with it), is about a bunch of wives who, fed up with the constant warfare that makes up their husbands' lives, withhold sex from them until peace is established. It is a comedy, of course, but it has a serious, universal message.

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