Strictly Dishonorable
Off Off Broadway, The Flea, Attic Theater Company

Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski

BOTTOM LINE: This revival of a comedy from 1929 is charming and funny, with bits of social criticism on the era's double standards towards women.

In the 1920s the role of women in society went through many significant changes with gaining the right to vote, and a new counter culture image for young women emerged through the flappers who embraced a new way of life. The play Strictly Dishonorable, which premiered on Broadway in 1929, sought to explore the changing role of women by focusing on a female main character who challenges her impending marriage to a man she doesn’t love...

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