Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

The Franny Chicago Play

Item

LC053.jpeg

Title

The Franny Chicago Play

Subject

LGBTQ plays

Description

This production from Radio Free Women is an interview with Judith Katz, playwright, and Betsy Toth, director, of the Franny Chicago Play. The play revolves around the suicide of Franny Chicago, a lesbian who lives with her partner and a roommate, who is also a lesbian. Katz and Toth speak about the struggle of accurately portraying lesbian life while not turning it into a spectacle. In addition, they talk about the importance of feminist representation in theater.

Creator

Radio Free Women

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Language

English

Identifier

LC053

Interviewee

Judith Katz
Betsy Toth

Physical Format

1/4 inch audio tape

Digital Format

.wav file

Duration

00:31:01

Citation

Radio Free Women, “The Franny Chicago Play,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 19, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/989.