Waking The Feminist

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Conor speaks to DR. SHELLY THORPE about the movement “Waking The Feminist” taking place in the Abbey Theatre.

She talks about the reasons of the movement, the people leading the movement, the widespread support of the movement from famous figures, the female playwrights that she feels could have been associated for the 1916 event and the other communities that weren’t represented in the event.

She also recalls Panti’s call in the Abbey Theatre and the depth of feeling of the movement.

Duration: 15'09" DATE: November 12, 2015
Interviewer:Conor Doyle
Producer:Conor Doyle
Interviewee:Dr. Shelly Thorpe
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:Waking The Feminist, Abbey Theatre, Female Representation, 1916, Arts, Theatre
LocationAbbey Theatre, Dublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20151112_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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