Urban Stages presents this US premiere about a young woman struggling with sexism and hierarchy at a fashion company. More…
Malina has worked hard to earn a position at The Standard, a prestigious and popular international clothing company known for its risqué billboards of nearly-naked models. During Malina’s time there as a store manager, she faces harassment and assault from her higher ups. She is desperate to press charges, but her CEO boss, Ira, paints a picture of an opportunistic young girl he practically had to fight off. In a sexually-charged industry, what is ethical? What is the truth? And who is really getting hurt?
See it if you're interested in how women are treated in business. "Unseamly" is an understatement. The boss's behavior is insidious. He's a slimeball
Don't see it if you don't want to see how a young woman can be mistreated
See it if an intense portrayal of sexual harassment & the difficulties of attempting to get justice when the victim can be seen as complicit
Don't see it if you prefer a straightforward victim vs. predator presentation.