Thank you to journalist Zara Stone, who attended the BroadMinded live show at San Francisco's Beatbox—and felt compelled to contact us afterward to write a story. One impetus behind starting the BroadMinded Review was to counteract a lack of coverage for women over 40 in the media—so it's very heartening to then have the project BE the subject of media coverage.
Check out the story in Vice's "broadly" section—a treasure trove of women-focused articles, of which we are huge
On Friday, April 22, a crew of badass women over 40 descended on San Francisco's Beatbox to prove that the only thing withering over time is our culture's rickety, outdated portrayal of older women. Producer Revolva turned 40 at midnight, post-show, and couldn't think of a better way to spend the last hours of her 30s than by battling ageism—and winning. The inaugural cast of "BroadMinded: A Women Over 40 Variety Show" included:
THE GOLDEN FOLLIES – 55-and-over showgirls SHE