Tag Archives: Feminism

“It’s Possible for Someone To Strike You and It Not Hurt at All” – Liliom Stars and Director Discuss Beautiful Soup’s Production of Molinar’s Controversial Play

“It’s all the right things in all the wrong places,” Gerrard Lobo said of the play Liliom, a tragic love story of a carousel barker and a small-town girl who are doomed to not reach a happy ending together. Ferenc … Continue reading


Machinal

The dark, grim and gritty production of Machinal, Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play about the confines of society, is currently shining a much-needed light on our culture. Treadwell’s work, inspired by Ruth Snyder, the first New York woman to be put … Continue reading


Women Center Stage – Introduction

I am proud to announce I am an official press partner for Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival. For the next week, CareyPurcell.com will feature interviews with the participants of Director’s Weekend, where 10 directors create 15-minute pieces on the … Continue reading


Tucker Max on Broadway? An Interview with “I Hope They Serve Beer on Broadway” Director Christopher Carter Sanderson

Tucker Max…on stage. Right. Adapted for the stage by a gay man who doesn’t drink. Right. That was my first thought when I heard about I Hope They Serve Beer on Broadway, the stage adaptation of Tucker Max’s best-selling books … Continue reading


An Interview with “‘night, Mother” Stars Joy Franz and Laura Siner and Director Cyndy A. Marion

“The clock is ticking,” is not necessarily a phrase a feminist writer likes to hear, but when discussing the upcoming production of ‘night, Mother, an exception can be made. In this case, the aforementioned clocks are not those of a … Continue reading


Ann

Holland Taylor was last seen on Broadway 30 years ago in Moose Murders. I’m happy to say her latest production seems to be a bit more steady. Rooted in low, white and certainly sensible shoes, with high-puffed hair to balance … Continue reading


Top Ten Samantha Bee Moments on “The Daily Show” – Part Two

6. John McCain’s Air Quotes In response to Senator John McCain speaking derisively of various political concerns, including ones related to abortion and women’s health, Bee thanked McCain for “Exposing the seedy underbelly of the women’s health scam.” Women, Bee … Continue reading


Top Ten Samantha Bee Moments on “The Daily Show” – Part One

Whoever says women aren’t funny hasn’t watched The Daily Show. The polarizing topic of gender and comedy was addressed Christopher Hitchen’s 2009 article in Vanity Fair, where the late Hitchens asked, “Why are men, taken on average and as a … Continue reading


“Frailty, Thy Name Is Woman!” – Not So Much. An Interview With “Woman of Will” Creator and Star Tina Packer

Tina Packer wants Hamlet to go f**k himself. Well, not exactly. It’s said in jest, but there just might be some truth to the statement, Packer laughs, while sitting outside her dressing room at the Gym at Judson, where her … Continue reading


My First Time With “The Vagina Monologues” – Co-Op Theatre East’s Immersive Production Leaves Me Wanting More

It was my first time with The Vagina Monologues. And it was fantastic. Somehow, despite my years of writing about theater, I had never seen Eve Ensler’s famous play about women, sexuality, and violence against both of them. So when … Continue reading