Writer Anne Washburn and director Anne Kauffman set out to explore the lives of infamous first ladies Elena Ceausescu, Imelda Marcos, Eva Peron, and Jiang Qing (a.k.a. Madame Mao). They met over gin and coffee to discuss their research and left the tape recorder running. A play about women and power as told through gossip, torch songs, historical analysis, spectacle, and damning transcription.
- 90 - 100 minutes
- 6 W, (6 actors possible: 0-6 W, )
- Content Notes: Adult language
- Set: Minimal. A table, chairs, some movable elements.