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The Virtuous Fall of the Girls From Our Lady of Sorrows

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Members say: Ambitious, Great acting, Thought-provoking, Clever, Relevant

About the show

Set in a Catholic girls’ school, this world premiere comedy recounts the ripple effects caused by one student's decision to produce M4M2, a controversial sequel to "Measure for Measure." More…

"The Virtuous Fall of the Girls from Our Lady of Sorrows," inspired by Shakespeare’s problem play, is a comic exploration of teenage revolution in the face of petty authoritarianism.

May 27th, 2019
“Bolstered by an energetic cast, Femia’s characters exude wit and tenderness as they navigate the highs and lows of adolescence. Clever spoofs of authority figures, riffs on pop culture, and awkward facts-of-life discoveries pepper the action, as do poignant instances of conflict with gender role...
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May 25th, 2019
"You don’t have to be female, or Catholic, to relate to the adolescents in this sharp, funny new comedy...A rapid sequence of short, often hilarious scenes...The girls’ breakthrough moment during the play within the play makes the “real” play’s end a little facile. But for the characters themselv...
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May 24th, 2019
“Femia’s extraordinary new high school-set play...The marvelous actors...feel like unapologetic, searching acolytes in the grip of religious, educational, and societal higher beings, seeking a way out or at least a better understanding of where they all fit in...Femia’s play is a burgeoning rose ...
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May 22nd, 2019
"The cast is strong in both productions, easily adapting to Shakespeare’s language in 'Measure' and convincingly playing high school students in 'The Virtuous Fall.' All of the performers hinted at the rich inner lives of their characters...'The Virtuous Fall' is the stronger production partially...
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