We appear to live in an era where the concept of feminism is shrouded in an historic haze, a movement associated with the fearless protests of inspirational women fighting for equality. However, what does it mean to be a feminist in 2014? As females, are we automatically categorised as feminists? These are questions that continue to dominate discussions and debates. Shutters, a triptych of plays directed by Jack Thorpe Baker examines the roles of women within American History within the last century. Ahead of press night, I was able to speak to cast member Yolanda Kettle about the relevance of the show, working with Jack Thorpe Baker and her varied acting career.
You’ll be starring in Shutters, a performance consisting of three American plays placing a focus on the journey of women within the last century. Could you describe what each play is about