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The Fight

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Absorbing, Insipid, Excruciating, Overrated, Thought-provoking

About the show

The Storm Theatre Company presents this timely new play that explores what drove America's two most influential feminists of the 1960s and 1970s to fight established thinking -- and each other. More…

'The Fight' spotlights the battles that convulsed modern feminism, both outside the movement and within it. Based on dozens of interviews and vast amounts of research, it is inspired by the actual events. Bringing to light previously untold and deeply personal stories along with buried scandals from these pivotal years of the Second Wave, the play addresses vital issues from that era and today.


Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Absorbing, Insipid, Excruciating, Overrated, Thought-provoking
61
Avg Score

42
Banal, Disappointing, Excruciating, Insipid, Overrated

See it if You want to see a poorly written show that had so much potential

Don't see it if You are expecting to really learn something about the feminist movement

85
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking

See it if Your interested in the history of the women's rights movement. There may be a lot of truth in this fictionalize presentation.

Don't see it if You don't want to hear about the women's right issues in the 60's and 70's


November 10th, 2017
“Deftly directed by Peter Dobbins, Leaf's meticulously researched play explores the ideological and personal conflicts within Second Wave feminism...Leaf excels at the sustained, careful exposition of concepts and characters through sharp, realistic dialogue...If you're looking for easy answers, ...
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November 5th, 2017
"Ambitious, passionate, and intriguing...Playwright Jonathan Leaf’s prodigious research, accomplished dramatic construction, and clever device of threading a mystery throughout the events make the play quite engrossing...Finely written and performed, 'The Fight' is unfortunately hampered by its l...
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November 7th, 2017
“Leaf’s full-length drama asks the question, 'What is feminism?' If this were really the central inquiry, which it is not, it may want to include more voices...Where there could be humor, there is instead a slightly predatory vibe. It is almost campy. When the big reveals come out in the final fe...
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November 6th, 2017
“Yet another fine play by Jonathan Leaf. ‘The Fight’ is a powerful and thoughtful exploration of feminism...Leaf’s play is crafted with meticulous research, flawless subtext, and circumstances that resonate with personal and social significance in our present society...The seamless transitions an...
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