Playwright Aaron Sorkin put only one female role in this play; yet it speaks volumes for the time in which it was written. Producer Judith Mathison, actor Athena Furioni and director Alex Nicosia talk about the gender dynamics of this famed military drama.
Anyone who has seen the movie or the staged musical know that the actress who plays Sophie is traditionally a blonde, caucasian woman. What about the dads? We imagine them to be portrayed by three caucasian, cis-gender men. But the question is, why?
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