Gender and Theatre

Here’s a short discussion on women and theatre, using Eddie Redmayne’s role in ‘The Danish Girl’ as a starting point. It’s all very interesting, but we can never be sure why people cross dressed in the past. A woman dressed as a man may have been simply to avoid being assaulted, or for trying to get a well paid job that her gender denied her.

http://daily.jstor.org/the-theatrical-roots-of-the-danish-girl/?utm_source=internalhouse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=jstordaily_02252016&cid=eml_j_jstordaily_dailylist_02252016

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