27 Nov BLUE STOCKINGS by JESSICA SWALE – 1st to 11th March 2017
After YSCP’s sell out run of THE RIVALS, we are delighted to announce that our next production will be ‘Blue Stockings’ by Jessica Swale, directed by Maggie Smales, York Theatre Royal Studio, 1st – 11th March 2017. Photo by Mike Oakes.
Premiered at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, in 2013, Jessica Swale’s vibrant play follows four young women at Cambridge in 1896 through a tumultuous year. A vote will determine if they will be allowed to graduate and change the future of education for themselves and those who will follow.
‘Blue Stockings’ – Laughing all the way to the lecture hall….(The Independent)
Hurrah for ‘Blue Stockings’, a play that gets the boisterous Globe audience cheering for the cause of women’s education and muttering darkly at those who oppose it….(Times Higher Education)