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Theatre 200: Portfolio Project (Smith): Top Girls

This guide is intended to help students with their final portfolio project.

The Play

About the Author

Caryl Churchill

Hemming, Sarah. "Profile: Caryl Churchill." FT.Com (Apr 10, 2015).

Kay, Jackie. "Interview with Caryl Churchill." New Statesman & Society 2, no. 46 (Apr 21, 1989): 41.

Resources for Context

Not sure where to look?  Each of these online collections will introduce you to a wealth of dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Topic areas related to the play:

  • Feminism, Sex Roles, Sexism
  • Margaret Thatcher / Thatcherism
  • Gender and politics
  • 1980s Britain
  • Class conflict

Production History: Selected Reviews

More Databases for Production History

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