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The Female Role Model Project

From 10 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Excruciating, Funny

About the show

This world premiere interactive theatrical experience incorporates live neuroscientific monitoring and recording that explores both the deep embedding and malleability of female identity. More…

"The Female Role Model Project" features four diverse female-identified performers of various ethnicities, ages, and sexual identities, who portray a series of well-known, iconic women including Marilyn Monroe, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Mulan and Kim Kardashian. Together, these four actresses are one of four components of a unique ensemble modality that is equal parts performer, scientist, technician and audience member.

Member Reviews (10)


Clever, Thought-provoking, Ambitious, Excruciating, Funny

Great concept / could & should be explored further, Ok venue (never been) / excruciating folding chairs, Some high-energy personal-opinion improvisation, Informative / humorous / interactive / absorbing, Unique / original / ambitious / thought-provoking

See it if you have done your homework & carefully read & RE-read the description. Production can be intimidating @ first. Relax, let loose & just BE.

Don't see it if you're only open to traditional theater, nothing alternative, interactive, no audience-participation, 'meta', or constant 4th-wall breakage.

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Absorbing, Clever, Educational, Original, Funny

See it if you're interested in a neuroscientifically shown experience of the female mind while she ponders her life's path in different situations.

Don't see it if If you don't enjoy interactive theater or aren't interested in the differences between how the female and the male. think or act.

Clever, Relevant, Resonant, Thought-provoking, Social issues

See it if You are interested in gender issues and feminism You like to participate with the actors You like more a workshop than a regular play

Don't see it if You don't like alternative theatre You are not interested in social topics

Involving, interactive, great acting

See it if you want watching actors dramatize the impact of gender throughout stages of their lives... and sometimes go onstage to explore gender ideas

Don't see it if you don't like opportunities to be involved in the show or your are not interested in the impact of gender on lives

Also Excellent acting - women of many ages, ethnic backgrounds

Ambitious, Entertaining, Funny, Clever

See it if You like women and social themes integrated into science and psychology.

Don't see it if If you don't want to hear about the women's experience.

November 15th, 2018
"The lighthearted, thoughtful and souped-up multimedia performance piece...It’s a breezy 90-minute exploration of existence from a woman’s perspective with audience participation...Margineanu’s staging is an energetic affair of moving from segment to segment with flashiness...An engaging communal...
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November 11th, 2018
"If it’s too uneven, abstruse, and ultimately too scattershot to work as a whole, 'The Female Role Model Project' is an intriguing experiment, with moments that are engaging, entertaining, and just plain cool...Out of the jumble that comprised 'The Female Role Model Project' – from the playful an...
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November 14th, 2018
“This show combines theatre and neuroscience for a one-of-a-kind interactive experience. Part performance, part game show, part story time, and part psychology/sociology lesson packed into two hours that won’t leave you bored...’The Female Role Model Project’s’ standout elements really lie in its...
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