Carter W. Lewis' play Camden and Lilly felt like a strange, almost esoteric experience. I didn't understand the plot.
Marlene has been promoted to the top job in the London employment agency Top Girls. To celebrate, she invites other top girls to dinner. But the top girls are not Marlene's contemporaries. They're all celebrated figures, fictional or real, from the past.
Washington University's production of Danai Gurira's Eclipsed gives us a second play this season about the plight of women trapped in the civil wars and insurrections of sub-Saharan Africa during the past decades. The first was Ruined, recently at The Black Rep.