HOW SHE PLAYED THE GAME
Type: One Act
Themes: Athletics, Women, Competition
Duration: 60 minutes
Speaking Cast: 1-6 females (1-6 total cast)
Flexibility: doubling possible, gender flexible
SYNOPSIS: Six spirited women from sports history show how they overcame obstacles, broke records, and crashed stereotypes: Babe Didrikson, Gertrude Ederle, Althea Gibson, Sonia Henie, Eleanor Randolph Sears, Gretel Bergmann. How She Played the Game has been used in high school competency testing in several states.
ETSU Theatre and Dance
Johnson City, TN
by Cynthia Cooper, Randolph College; Photo by Ken Parks
ETSU Division of theatre and Dance, Meg Montgomery Foster as Sonja Henie
ETSU Division of theatre and Dance, Aryn King as Eleonora Randolph Sears
ETSU Division of theatre and Dance, Caroline Clare Denning as Babe Didrikson
ETSU Division of theatre and Dance, Courtney Spencer as Gretel Bergmann
ETSU Division of theatre and Dance, Gabby Wexler as Gertrude Ederle
ETSU Division of theatre and Dance, Nifemi Moronkeji as Althea Gibson
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