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AGENCY TO EQUALITY: CO-EXTANT FEMINISMS AND THEIR EFFECTS

Released: 15 October 2015

The discourse of feminism houses dynamic and versatile factions with varying objectives. The topography of this theoretical landscape contains vastly different climates that present unique benefits and disadvantages. However, as this diversity commands beauty, greatness, and expansion, the patriarchal structures it rails against feign versatility with power built over centuries dominance. 

 

A DRAMATURGICAL RESPONSE TO CONCERNING ELEMENTS OF TOPDOG/UNDERDOG BY SUZAN-LORI PARKS

Released: 15 October 2015

This memo’s purpose is to explain two major elements of Suzan-Lori Parks’ script,Topdog/Underdog, that have proven to be difficult for the production team to rationalize. The two elements in question are: the very early point of attack and the parallel to the Lincoln assassination made by naming the depicted characters Lincoln and Booth. Parks devises many clear conventions in this play, but makes the striking choice to uphold those conventions through to the end of the play, unchanged.