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The Hemline Index

A poor economy lengthens more than the hemline.

In 1984: second-wave feminism, economic boom and mini skirts.
2014? Fourth-wave, underemployment, the mid-length.

Set in a fitting room, The Hemline Index  is a funny fast talking piece of theatre that delves into the minds of two twentysomething women as they contemplate work, relationships and expectations. The question is, has a lot changed in 30 years?

Women are getting married later, having children later, and hope to have it all figured out by 30.  Daughters, mothers, friends, lovers... Combining movement, verbatim and spoken word,  Fringe First Nominees Portmanteau will take you on a journey through time as measured by 'The Hemline Index,’ exploring the lives of two twentysomething women in their defining decade.

★★★★ Scotsman

★★★★ The Skinny

★★★★ TV BOMB

★★★★ London Theatre 1

Fringe First Nominated

 

Dates: 10th May 2015

Time: 8pm

Tickets: Full £10 / £8 Concession

Booking fees apply: online up to 9%. Telephone 5%

Box Office: 0207 720 6897 or click here

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