DOI: 10.5040/9781408161609.00000036
Scenes: 19. Roles: Male (0) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

It is 1975 and Frances and Rosie, friends since their teenage years, when they discovered the revolution of feminism together, are nonetheless drifting apart. At the same time, Denise and Tricia, part of the new crop of girls-becoming-women, are still in school, and suffering still with the confusion of their femininity as others did years before.

Each woman must carve for herself a new way of life, away from the choiceless careening of girlhood to bridehood, but for none will it be an easy journey, as optimism of the sixties turns stale and harsh by the middle of the next decade.

Written in collaboration with Susan Todd, Teendreams was first presented by Monstrous Regiment at the Van Dyck Theatre, Bristol, in 1979. It was the theatre company's sixth production, and their first to be part-authored by a man.

From Edgar Plays: 3


Bloomsbury Publishing

David Edgar

ISBN: 9780413648501

Series: Contemporary Dramatists

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