Online Playreadings under the Lockdown

Plays read so far include

(alternative theatre plays in bold, New Women plays in italics)

14/4/20 Go West Young Woman by Pam Gems 

21/4/20 Act I of The Finding of Nancy (1902) by Netta Syrett; Cousin Mary (1912) by Catherine Dawson-Scott; The Common Round (1917) by Katherine Mansfield; Miss Tassey (1910) by Elizabeth Baker

28/4/20 Friends of Alice Wheeldon by Sheila Rowbotham (DAC

5/5  Chains of Dew and Trifles by Susan Glaspell (US)

12/5 Son of a Gun by John Burrows (Sidewalk Theatre, 1976)

19/5/20 Cicely Hamilton’s Just to Get Married (Little Theatre, 1910)

2/6/20 Wyre’s Cross by Peta Master and Geraldine Griffiths (Mrs Worthington’s Daughters’ Daughters, 1982) pt 1

9/6/20 Wyre’s Cross by Peta Master and Geraldine Griffiths (Mrs Worthington’s Daughters’ Daughters, 1982) pt 2

16/6/20 The Parasites by Rose Mathews (UK, 1908) and A Man’s Own by Sophie Treadwell (US, 1905)

23/6/20 Loaded Questions by Neil Hornick and Joel Cutrara (Phantom Captain 1976).

30/6/20 Leaguers and Peelers (1911) by Susan L Mitchell and Not Made in Heaven by Mary Costello  (1909), both Irish

6/7/20 A Bright Room Called Day by Tony Kushner (Bush Theatre, 1988)

14/7/20 Material from Her Inside: Women in the Lockdown including April De Angelis’s Breathless (1986), Nicola Werenowska’s Behind Doors (2020), Margaret Wynne Nevinson’s monologue A Daughter of the State (c1911), Susan the Indispensable  by Evelyn Sharp (1890s)

Also with a separate group:
27/4/20 How the Vote was Won  and The Pot and the Kettle by Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St John;

May 2020 One of the Old Guard by Constance Campbell (1914) and Lady Geraldine’s Speech by Beatrice Harraden