Top Girls | Critical Review by Douglas Watt

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Top Girls.
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Critical Review by Douglas Watt

SOURCE: "British Top Girls Not for U.S." in Daily News, New York, 29 December 1982.

Below, Watt censures the poor integration of the three scenes in Top Girls and judges the play of little interest to American audiences.

The story of an ugly duckling whose destiny is to remain an ugly duckling, and just possibly a convicted murderer at 16, has been tricked up and implanted in a study of career women in Top Girls, a confused play by Caryl Churchill that Joseph Papp brought to the Public's Newman unit last night in a British production imported in toto from London's Royal Court Theater. The English equivalent of an Off Broadway production, it is a very professional piece of work, but of such limited interest that it should never have ventured this far from Sloane Square.

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