Show Business: The Women's Woman

As a top Broadway hit of the 1930s, The Women was one of the earliest Women's Liberation plays in the U.S. After countless performances throughout the world, The Women returns to Broadway this week. TIME Associate Editor Gerald Clarke talked with its author, Clare Boothe Luce.

"The play calls for a blonde seductress, and they cast it with a sultry brunette," complained Clare Boothe Luce. "Now they're trying to persuade me to rewrite it for her. I would have thought that no one would ask me to rewrite the characters of a play that...

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