Drag Act

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DOI: 10.5040/9781408161128.00000018
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Drag Act is a proud and punchy monologue spoken by Rose, a fifty-two year old lesbian who can’t stand being told how she should dress. She was told by her mother that she should be more girly and feminine, and now she finds she’s being told that she’s letting down ‘the Cause’ by wearing trousers; she’s sick of people thinking she’s trying to be a man. So she’s reluctant when her new younger girlfriend Sarah insists they go to a drag club for her birthday, until she realises that among the sequins and the feathers are people just like her.

Drag Act was first presented in 1993 at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool.

From Why Is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt?

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Claire Dowie

ISBN: 9780413710901

Series: Modern Plays

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