REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN by Alice Birch
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This play should not be well behaved. - Alice Birch
SEXUAL POLITICS. WORK. MARRIAGE. VIOLENCE. POWER.
REVOLT is not an angry, feminist rage. Like most women, it is much, much smarter than that...
This high voltage, theatrical hurricane sweeps through, systematically dismantling power structures, ripping to shreds the language, constructs and expectations that have confined women for centuries - leaving in its wake the charred remains of the patriarchal forces that have no place in the century to come.
Subversive, exhilarating, and darkly comic, this theatrical sit-in upends, obliterates and re-frames the feminist debate. It seductively whispers in your ear. It disarms with a razor sharp wit, ravages with its raw emotion and moves with power and truth.
Witness the professional debut of The Street Company - Canberra's most exciting new talent, taking on Alice Birch's explosive detonation of language, in director Karla Conway's trademark physical style.
Award-winning playwright Alice Birch is a formidable figure amongst emerging dramatists in the United Kingdom and is often touted as her generation’s Caryl Churchill. In 2016, Alice was selected as one of the Creative England 50, a shortlist of individuals and companies judged to be the country’s most inventive, innovative and creative minds.
This is the play for our time. You'll either be in the room. Or you won’t...
“A funny, furious and intensely alive piece of theatre” - The Age
“Dazzling in its provocative daring, acting like a cluster bomb of subversion” - The Daily Telegraph
“A sixty-minute blast of provocative high energy theatre” – NZ Herald
Featuring: Damon Baudin, Bronte Forrester, Ash Hamilton-Smith, Hiyab Kerr, Hayden Splitt, Anneka van der Velde
Director: Karla Conway
Assistant to the Director/Stage Manager: Daniel Berthon
Lighting Design: Jed Buchanan
Set Concept: Karla Conway, Sam Pickering
Recommended for ages 18+ | Contains frequent coarse language, adult themes, references to violence, and sexual references.
THE STREET PRESENTS
REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN
BY ALICE BIRCH
WEDNESDAY 28TH NOVEMBER - SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER, 8:15PM
STREET TWO | UNRESERVED SEATING | 60 MINUTES, NO INTERVAL