In 1920 Young Woman finds herself trapped by the expectations of society all around her, choosing to marry her boss for security and stability, even though she does not love him. Suffocating and stifled, she runs into the arms of a younger lover, and is ultimately driven to commit an inconceivable act— so she can finally be free.
Machinal is a 1928 expressionist play by American playwright and journalist Sophie Treadwell, inspired by the real-life case of convicted and executed murderer Ruth Snyder. With its powerful theme and its inventive, original style, the play is a milestone in feminist theatre. A play that explores the social anxieties and pressures that many women faced 100 years ago, and still today
Student Group: Level 3 Actors Year 1
Date: Tuesday 29th May 2018
Where: Media Arts Centre (MAC), West Kent College, Brook Street, Tonbridge, TN9 2PW
Price: £5 on the door
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