A Pageant of Great Women by Cicely Hamilton (1909) directed by Edith Craig

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'A Pageant of Great Women' by Cicely Hamilton, originally directed by Edith Craig fits between Judy Chicago's 'The Dinner Party', Cary Churchill's 'Top Girls', Eve Ensler's 'Vagina Monologues' and Nic Green's 'Trilogy'. Celebrate this historic moment and the achievements of women in a theatrical and entertaining 'pageant'. Women from history provide the evidence for a 'court case' to demonstrate the energy and commitment required to survive as a woman in today's world.


Original languageEnglish
PublisherFragments & Monuments
Media of outputDVD
Publication statusPublished or Performed - 2011
EventPageant and Pioneers - University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 May 20117 May 2011

Author keywords

  • pageant, Hull, women's suffrage, Amy Johnson, Mary Murdoch, Winifred Holtby, Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley, Edith Craig