Raw, adjective: 7. brutally or grossly frank: a raw portrayal of human passions
Did you see this profile in yesterday's NYT spring theater special?
You should read it, because, really: how can you not love Jane Fonda? The woman - I mean, the "radical vixen" - is starring on B'way again at 71 in the wake of a life that's taken every twist and turn you can imagine. Charles McGrath writes that
"While the rest of us have just about managed one life, she’s had half a dozen. She has been a sex kitten, a fashion model, a radical and war protester, an Oscar-winning movie star, an exercise impresario and the consort of a billionaire."All true. She's complicated, interesting, curious, and ever-changing. She nonchalantly said "c@$t" on morning television, which I kind of loved. She's done mad political work, married Ted Turner, performed with Eve Ensler, run an aerobics industry, pissed off right-wing warmongers and worn some seriously badass legwarmers. All in all, she's the kind of fascinating and and lived-in and many-pronged creature I'd like to be when I'm 71.
Read the article. See the show. She's great.
A Radical Vixen Retakes the Stage (NYT)