The Women by American author and politician Clare Booth (1903-1987) (Better known as Clare Boothe Luce). Her 1936 play was a satire on the idleness of wealthy wives and divorcees. It was immensely popular with the public, although received coolly by critics, and ran for 657 performances and was adapted for the screen in 1939.
Performance history in South Africa
Trek, 7(1):16, 1942.
Trek, 14(11):36, 1950.
Tucker, 1997. 156.
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