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Review: Blue Stockings (Stage Centre Productions)

A play on stage in Toronto examines the struggle for women’s education in the 19th century

With Blue Stockings, Stage Centre Productions has brought to stage a compelling, albeit straightforward, examination on the struggle for women’s education in the 19th century.

I’ll admit that I was unaware of how recently post secondary degrees became available to women in western history. We’re all pretty well informed of the Suffragette movement but the Bluestocking movement (which has its origins all the way back to the 18th century) was something I was unaware of until I saw Stage Centre’s latest production. Continue reading Review: Blue Stockings (Stage Centre Productions)