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Review: Kava’s “Early Girl” at Salvage Vanguard In “Early Girl”, Caroline Kava, the playwright, offers a look beneath the surface of prostitution in a brothel and probes the pursuit of profit in each of the brothel’s workers. The play occurs at Salvage Vanguard Theatre played by the Paladin Theatre Company under the direction of Charles P. Stites. Although the play gives a stunning portrayal of the new girl who comes to the brothel (Lily), the vocal performance of dialogues between Lily and Jean suggests some improvements. When the phone rings, workers in the brothel hesitate to answer the phone. Pat (Ashley Rae Spillers) tells the other girls: “She’s out shopping,” referring to the owner of the brothel, Lana. Pat says the word “out” in a higher pitch to hint at Lana’s uncaringness for the girls that work at the brothel. Pat’s voice carries out into the higher end of the room, so that audience sitting in the fifth row hears the projection of her voice clearly. During their time living in the brothel, none of the working girls possess the freedom to visit the world outside. When Lana
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course TD 301 taught by Professor Dvoskin during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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