A sketch from the 2017 Iteration of The Bechdel Show performed at Bryant Lake Bowl in which Secret Agent Shark Week is send in to defuse a deadly tampon and highlight the issues our society has with talking about periods
The Bechdel Show, a Slap Happy Studios production, is a sketch comedy show inspired by the Bechdel test that encourages the audience to rethink gender and sexuality representations and norms through the use of humor. The Bechdel Test is a metric created by Alison Bechdel that evaluates the realism of the representation of women in film and television. Our show seeks to critique commonly observed media tropes and everyday expectations regarding gender and sexuality.
Directors, Writers, Collaborators, Stage Crew, Marketing, Graphic and Promotional Design (Erika Bloomdahl), Outreach (Erika Bloomdahl), Event Organizer (Erika Bloomdahl), Stage Manager (Erin Cargill), Sound Designer (Erin Cargill), Lead Director (Beth Ann Powers), Video Editor (Beth Ann Powers)
Austen Fisher, Caleigh Rose Gumbiner, Lily Noonan, Henry Ellen Sansone, Anna Pladson, Seth Campbell and Rachel Chevremont, Erin Cargill, Erika Bloomdahl, and Beth Ann Powers