I didn’t know what to expect going into Black Stockings. I thought the show description sounded interesting. It is ultimately about two sex workers talking about the morality of sex and comparing it to war. But the show, produced and directed by Winnie Wenglewick and co-produced by Brittany Lacour, takes you on an emotional rollercoaster.
Wenglewick, who plays Donna, and Lacour, who plays Trish, are sex workers in Manchester, England that divulge all the juicy details and truths behind sex work. The show seems filled with laughs, jokes and funny sexual innuendoes (even including a blow-up sex doll from the opening scene) till Trish’s past is revealed through various spotlighted monologues throughout the play (which the play was originally by Peter McGarry, who originally produced Black Stockings at the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2002).
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