Top Girls | Literature Criticism Bryan Robertson

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Top Girls.
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SOURCE: "Top-Notch Churchill," in The Spectator, Vol. 249, No. 8044, 11 September 1982, p. 25.

Top Girls premiered in London at the Royal Court Theatre, transferred to New York for a run at the Newman Theatre, and then returned to London for further performances. In the following review of a performance during the first London run, Robertson extols the play as "brilliantly conceived with considerable wit to illuminate the underlying deep human seriousness of [Churchill's theme."]

When the curtain rises on the first of Peter Hartwell's resourceful and elegant sets for Caryl Churchill's new play—and remember its title, Top Girls—we find ourselves in a restaurant, and rather a good one from the style of the lettering on the window which spells out La Prima Donna. A smartly dressed woman, the hostess, soon identified as Marlene, is...

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