8 – 10 February @ Lady Beaufort ·
Presented by Gillian English ·
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Queen Margaret was the original Cersei Lannister. She was the model for Claire Underwood. She was a woman so cutthroat and cold, she would give Lady Macbeth a run for her money. Only, none of that is true. The way we view women in positions of power hasn’t changed much.
People don’t tend to realize that Shakespeare’s histories are propaganda, and even 500 years later, very little has changed: Artists need to appeal to the government for funding, leaders and rulers want to be praised, and women with power are more terrifying than the devil.
So here we are in the 21st century, and the question still begs to be asked: If all history remembers of you are the lies, does the truth even matter?
8, 9 and 10 February at 5pm and 9pm
Pictured: SHE WOLF, photo by Dahlia Katz, design by Mikaela Dyke
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