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DIVAS, DARLINGS, AND DAMES

Women in Broadway Musicals of the 1960s


The image of the Single Girlsassy, sexual, and employedwas a staple of 1960s popular culture. Broadway musicals, including Oliver!, Man of La Mancha, Mame, Hello, Dolly!, Cabaret, and Sweet Charity, presented singing and dancing versions of this gure. How did the performance of femininity on Broadway converse with U.S. culture in the mid-1960s?

Stacy Wolf

Professor of Theater and Director, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University

Thursday, February 27 4:30 PM Porter Hall 100

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