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Women of Will

"Frailty, Thy Name Is Woman!" - Not So Much. An Interview With "Woman of Will" Creator and Star Tina Packer

Carey Purcell | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Women of Will is an examination of the women in Shakespeare's works, in which Packer performs every single female role with co-star Nigel Gore, as well as delivering short lectures on each of the segments in the show.

If You Care About Shakespeare at All, Get Thee to Women of Will

Carey Purcell | Posted 04.14.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

"Why would a card-carrying feminist spend all her time with a dead white male?" Why, indeed? The answer can be found in Women of Will, Tina Packer's exploration of women in the Shakespearean canon.

Theater: Women Of Will and Shakespeare's Feminine Mystique

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

If Women of Will were a lecture rather than a piece of theater, it would certainly be the best bit of acting in a classroom setting. But as it is, this look at the female characters of William Shakespeare and how they chart his growth as an artist is deeply frustrating.