Mrs Worthington's Daughters


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Performance of text Michelene Wandor
MW has adapted two German plays for English productions: Heinrich von Kleist 's Penthesilea, about the Amazons (1977), and Ernst Toller 's The Blind Goddess (1981). She also adapted Githa Sowerby 's Rutherford and...
Performance of text Muriel Box
MB was still working as a continuity girl (responsible for keeping tracks of props and details of sets and shooting) when she wrote this play. It was apparently first professionally staged (as opposed to productions...
Performance of text Githa Sowerby
In the 1980s and 1990s, Rutherford and Son enjoyed several revivals by feminist theatre groups and directors, including productions by Mrs Worthington's Daughters in June 1980 (abridged by Michelene Wandor ); Southern Lights at the...
Performance of text Michelene Wandor
The fringe theatre group Mrs Worthington's Daughters toured with MW 's verse play, Aurora Leigh, adapted from Elizabeth Barrett Browning 's novel-in-verse.
Michelene Wandor.
Wandor, Michelene, editor. Plays by Women: Volume One. Methuen.
Reception Michelene Wandor
While she admired the daring of the inital production by Mrs Worthington's Daughters , MW found the National Theatre production, staged simply with the actors in modern dress, to be one of the most rewarding...


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