The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - 77th annual Peabody Awards acceptance speech

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  • Published on:  6/5/2018
  • A period drama and feminist comedy, Amy Sherman-Palladino’s story of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” centers on the emergence of a 1950s female comedian who runs afoul of New York decency laws. In the process, the colorful and imaginative story also reflects on the “place” of women in public spaces, Jewishness, familial relations, classed expectations, and the importance of a woman not being “ripped right out of a catalogue” that is both impressively weighty and effortlessly light.

    Read the full citation: http://www.peabodyawards.com/award-profile/the-marvelous-mrs.-maisel
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