A brand new raucous comedy with songs, dance, music and women taking the lead! At NST City.
06 September, 2018 - 29 September, 2018
A Nuffield Southampton Theatres production in asscociation with Oxford Playhouse
Based on The Assembly Women by Aristophanes
Written by Wendy Cope, Jenny Éclair, Suhayala El-Bushra, Natalie Haynes, Shappi Khorsandi, Jess Phillips, and Brona C Titley
Dramaturgy by Clare Slater
Directed by Blanche McIntyre
Designed by Jasmine Swan
Casting by Annelie Powell CDG
Suggested age: 12+
Post Show Q+A: Thurs 20th Sept
Stage Insight: Thurs 27th Sept 5:00pm
Access performance: AD/BSL - Sat 29th Sept 2:30pm
390 BC. Athens.
The country is in political turmoil. Recent wars and alliances have left Athenians no options and ready to take the most extreme action. The most radical. A government of women.
Praxagora masterminds and leads a daring coup d’etat, outlining her utopian vision of total equality to her crowd of cross-dressing collaborators. A world where power imbalance is eradicated and with it, debt, greed, theft, and…also marriage, love and consent. Oh, and camping.
NST Associate Blanche McIntyre (Tonight at 8.30, Noises Off, NST, The Norman Conquest, Chichester Festival Theatre and Titus Andronicus, RSC) returns to Southampton to direct this raucous comedy with songs, dance, music and women taking the lead.
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