Tagged with Cathy Templesman

Echo Theatre: A Most Glorious Fraud

“I shall be resolute in preserving my incognito.” It’s 1858. Marian Evans’ mind is driving her crazy. Women aren’t supposed to think much, or develop analytical faculties, or move to London to pursue careers as editors and rent housing from men of questionable reputation and moral standards. But that’s just what she’s done. It’s driving … Continue reading

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Baby’s Long, Long Way: It’s No Act

“You’ve come a long way, baby.”This congratulatory advertising slogan from 1968 endeavored to sell gender-tailored cigarettes to young professional women, capitalizing on their expanding roles in the non-menial workforce and enhanced personal and sexual freedoms due to the Pill, revealing attire and popularity of women’s lib. Aside from wondering how truly far today’s women have … Continue reading