GODOT IS A WOMAN
8th Jun 2021 - 12th Jun 2021
Main House Cabaret - Pleasance London
7:30pm (2pm Sat Matinee)
In 1988 he sued five women for trying to perform it
In 2001 Madonna released ‘What it feels like for a girl’
It’s 2021 and we’re still waiting.
We all know what it’s like to wait, don’t we? Waiting for our banana bread to come out of the oven, waiting for Boris Johnson’s 5 o’clock announcement, waiting for permission from male playwrights to perform plays about the human condition.
Non-men all over the world have been waiting to fill the boots of Vladimir and Estragon in WAITING FOR GODOT. Yet the Beckett estate still stands by a dead man’s outdated wishes.
Today Ariana Grande tells us 'God is a Woman' and we decide we are done waiting. Samuel Beckett? Thank u, next.
With their trademark style of playful and political physical theatre, Silent Faces explore permission, patriarchy and pop music in GODOT IS A WOMAN.
Previous reviews for work from Silent Faces:
“Delightful” (Scotsman - A Clown Show About Rain)
“Marvellously comic and compelling” (Stage Follow Suit)
Pleasance London Associates Silent Faces make ensemble-led devised theatre and are proud to be an integrated company of disabled and non-disabled artists.
SUPPORTED BY COCKAYNE & ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND
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