The Role Of Gender Inequality In Waitress

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If you eat, sleep, and breathe theatre the way I do you are anxiously awaiting the premiere of “Waitress”, a new musical by Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles. This musical is not only turning heads because of its fabulous Tony Award winning leading actress, Jessie Mueller, but also because it is the first Broadway show with an all-female creative team. Girl power, right? Yes, obviously, but it really got me thinking about why it’s taken so long for something like this to happen. After a little digging, I realized that gender inequality is way more prevalent in theatre than I originally expected. At this day in age, it is no secret that feminism is a big deal. I just never really related it to the thing I love most, theatre. I guess
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