A world premiere comedy that follows Mary Woolley and her partner Jeannette Marks as they reform and revolutionize women's education at the height of the suffrage movement.
From the producers: Galloping through forty years in a New England women's college, "Bull in a China Shop" follows Mary Woolley and her partner Jeannette Marks as they reform and revolutionize women's education at the height of the suffrage movement. As evolving ambitions and desires strain the couple's relationship, this fast-paced comedy with whiplash dialogue and a modern spin looks at how we change the world, how the world changes us, and how we try to grow old together.
Mary Woolley and Jeannette Marks were educators. women's suffrage supporters and partners who lived and worked at Mount Holyoke College during the early 1900s. Bryna Turner is a Brooklyn-based playwright who is making her professional debut with this production.
The cast is led by Tony nominee Enid Graham ("The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time") and Ruibo Qian ("Broad City,"" Mozart in the Jungle") and also features Michele Selene Ang, Lizbeth Mackay and Crystal Lucas-Perry.
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