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Caryl Churchill

In this play by Caryl Churchill, it's the middle of the high-flying, go-getting 80's in Maggie Thatcher's England and Marlene finally has something to celebrate—she's just been made Managing Director of Top Girls Employment Agency. But with no friends to speak of, and a past she'd just as soon forget, the guests at Marlene's party are a collection of famous women from history. Soon, Marlene discovers that life above the glass ceiling is not all it's cracked up to be. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Amy Brenneman as Marlene Megan Austin Oberle as Kit/Shona/Waitress Kirsten Potter as Lady Nijo/Win Samantha Robson as Mrs. Kidd/Jeanine Carolyn Seymour as Isabella Bird/Joyce Kate Steele as Dull Gret/Angie Concetta Tomei as Pope Joan/Louise Missy Yager as Patient Griselda/Nell Directed by John Rubinstein. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in January of 2006.

In this play by Caryl Churchill, it's the middle of the high-flying, go-getting 80's in Maggie Thatcher's England and Marlene finally has something to celebrate—she's just been made Managing Director of Top Girls Employment Agency. But with no friends to speak of, and a past she'd just as soon forget, the guests at Marlene's party are a collection of famous women from history. Soon, Marlene discovers that life above the glass ceiling is not all it's cracked up to be. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Amy Brenneman as Marlene Megan Austin Oberle as Kit/Shona/Waitress Kirsten Potter as Lady Nijo/Win Samantha Robson as Mrs. Kidd/Jeanine Carolyn Seymour as Isabella Bird/Joyce Kate Steele as Dull Gret/Angie Concetta Tomei as Pope Joan/Louise Missy Yager as Patient Griselda/Nell Directed by John Rubinstein. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in January of 2006.
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In this play by Caryl Churchill, it's the middle of the high-flying, go-getting 80's in Maggie Thatcher's England and Marlene finally has something to celebrate—she's just been made Managing Director of Top Girls Employment Agency. But with no friends to speak of, and a past she'd just as soon forget, the guests at Marlene's party are a collection of famous women from history. Soon, Marlene discovers that life above the glass ceiling is not all it's cracked up to be. An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring: Amy Brenneman as Marlene Megan Austin Oberle as Kit/Shona/Waitress Kirsten Potter as Lady Nijo/Win Samantha Robson as Mrs. Kidd/Jeanine Carolyn Seymour as Isabella Bird/Joyce Kate Steele as Dull Gret/Angie Concetta Tomei as Pope Joan/Louise Missy Yager as Patient Griselda/Nell Directed by John Rubinstein. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in January of 2006.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Amy Brenneman, Megan Austin Oberle, Carolyn Seymour, Concetta Tomei, Kate Steele, Kirsten Potter, Missy Yager, Samantha Robson

Length:

1h 40m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:56


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:11


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:26


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:55


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:20


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:31


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:12


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:24


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:21


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:59


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:50


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:12


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:22