Thursday, July 23, 2015

"Top Girls"

Top Girls
Caryl Churchill

Rosie Hallett as Angie.  Photo by Pak Han.
Marlene has just been promoted to Managing Director of an employment agency, and she decides to give herself a celebratory dinner – at least in her dreams.  The dinner that consumes Act One of Caryl Churhill’s Obie-winning Top Girls is a feast like none most has ever seen, on stage or real life.   Unfortunately, this first act is the highlight of the two-and-a-half hour play. To understand more, please read my full Talkin' Broadway review at

Rating: 3 E’s

Top Girls has been extended until August 9 at Shotgun Players, The Ashby Stage, 1901 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley .  Tickets are available online at or at 510-841-6500.

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