Almost Real (Bridges of Madison County)

In “Almost Real”, Francesca is singing about how she came to America while reflecting on her life in Italy as a girl and young woman. As a young woman in Italy, Francesca was expected to act promiscuously in order to attract numerous male partners. However, Francesca decides to “go against the grain” and remain reserved […]

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Just a Housewife (Working)

“Just a Housewife” from the musical Working features housewife Kate Rushton, singing how society does not perceive her as intelligent due to her choice to be a stay-at-home mom. Her feeling of incompetence and being expendable increases when realizing that her work and skills are not viewed as valuable in society – specifically from an […]

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