Non-binary Joan of Arc play causes a stir as critics turn on depiction of cultural icon

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Globe Theatre to make Joan of Arc a non-binary character in new play. Lead role will be played by Isobel Thom, who also uses the pronouns "they/them." Theatre bosses of the London theatre say the play will "offer the possibility of another point of view." Joan of Arc achieved fame in France for her heroism as she led the French army in victory over England in 1429 during the Hundred Years' War.
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Joan of Arc to be portrayed as non-binary in new production at Shakespeare’s Globe

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Joan of Arc to be made a non-binary character in new Globe production

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Non-binary Joan of Arc play causes a stir as critics turn on depiction of cultural icon

Theatre bosses say the play, I, Joan - which charts the life of the French patron saint - will "offer the possibility of another point of view" when it arrives later this month.

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Uproar as Joan of Arc portrayed as non-binary in U.K. play

An upcoming play in London will feature a non-binary lead in "I, Joan," a show about French woman and cultural icon Joan of Arc.

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