The “f” word
… or Can Feminism be Funny?

Starring:
Tammy Bentz, Sharon Heath, Courtenay Dobbie

Written by:
Susan Bain, Tammy Bentz, Jacqueline Dandeneau, Laura Drummond and Sharon Heath

Directed by:
Micki Maunsell

Synopsis:
The “f” word is a light-hearted exploration into the dogmas that perpetuate the feminist myth. Each performer represents a well-worn stereotype, set up with sincere self-effacement: a guerilla feminist, a corporate yuppie, and a tie-dyed hippie.

The women all live in the same apartment building and meet one day on the rooftop. Each has a different but equally valid view on “the f(eminism) word.” Women’s roles and relationships in society are discussed and developed into insightful questions of self and society.

Awards:

  • Award of Excellence, The Adelaide Fringe Festival, 1996
  • The Best o' the Fest, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, 1996

Reviews:

"Consistently amused"

— The Georgia Straight

“Fresh, innovative performers.”

— The Vancouver Sun,
Vancouver, Canada

“FIVE STAR FEMINISM. With fast-paced witty dialogue … Full Figure Theatre’s brand of humour is accessible to all.”

The Winnipeg Sun,
Winnipeg, Canada

Click to close window
Susan Bain, Jacqueline Dandeneau, and Tammy Bentz in the "f" word
 
Close Window