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Caryl Churchill Festival: Student Reading of Top Girls

  1. Friday February 22 7:00pm
Walgreen Drama Center, Newman Studio

Top Girls is a 1982 play about a woman named Marlene, a career-driven woman who is only interested in women's success in business. In the famous opening scene, she hosts a dinner party for a group of famous women from history.

The Caryl Churchill Festival is a weekend of free staged readings and lectures celebrating the visionary playwright, who turns 80 this year. It’s time to celebrate her work and her vision. As Tony Kushner writes, “Caryl Churchill is the greatest living English playwright and, in my opinion, the most important English language playwright since Tennessee Williams.” The New York Times calls Caryl Churchill, “… one of the most critically acclaimed playwrights in the English-speaking world, and perhaps the single most acclaimed female one.” Her plays include, Top Girls, Cloud Nine, Serious Money, and A Number. The recipient of multiple theatre awards, she was she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2010.

Free - no tickets required