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The Maids

Trafalgar Studios, London (****)

© Marc Brenner, Laura Carmichael , Uzo Aduba

© Marc Brenner, Laura Carmichael , Uzo Aduba

With The Maids, Jean Genet set his seal as one of the most iconic playwrights of the 20th century. With its hallucinatory text and gender-swopping transformations, The Maids also became a forerunner of the extraordinary phenomenon of `drag’, so influential culturally over the past half century. Continue reading