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Marlene has been promoted to managing director of a London employment agency and is celebrating. The symbolic luncheon is attended by women in legend or history who offer perspectives on maternity and ambition. In a time warp, these ladies are also her co workers, clients and relatives. Marlene, like her famous guests, has had to pay a price to ascend from proletarian roots to the executive suite: she has become, figuratively speaking, a male oppressor and even coaches female clients on adopting odious male traits. Marlene has also abandoned her illegitimate and dull witted daughter. Her emotional and sexual life has become as barren as Lady Macbeth's.
"A blistering yet sympathetic look at women who achieve success by adopting the worse traits of self made men.... Truly original." N.Y. Times.
"Very funny and provocative.... A mind lifting experience." N.Y. Post.
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Review: Top GirlsUser Review - Tackela Baugh - Goodreads
Really? That's the ending? We were in the middle of a climatic moment when I thought that finally something meaningful would happen rather than just a discussion of issues. At this point, it is one of the most disappointing plays that I've read. Read full review
Review: Top GirlsUser Review - Jonathan Edgington - Goodreads
You never know quite what you are going to get from Caryl Churchill but whatever it is, it's usually challenging and exciting. She's been described, with some justification, as "British Theatre's greatest living writer". TOP GIRLS (1982) is one of her classic plays. Read full review
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