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    Mama Quilla presents

    The Women Who

    Thu 7 Mar at 8pm
    Tickets £8 (work-in-progress)
    An evening of fierce new projects by women writers to celebrate International Women's Day. Presented by award-winning woman-led company Mama Quilla Productions.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 mins
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Relaxed Performance
    Relaxed Performance
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains one brief description of drownings.

    Get 25% off when you book more than one show across SPRINT Festival (5 - 22 March).

    For International Women's Day, Mama Quilla presents The Women Who, part of their Mentoring Women Writers Initiative. The evening features Alive but Not Living, three play “shards” by Kay Adshead. Set in Afghanistan, off the coast of Linosa, and on the precipice that is UK social care, these star Pauline Moran, Deni Frances and Lauren Cato.

    New writing includes:

    •    The Meter Reading by Rhianna Powell
    •    A Certain Poetess by Anna Connolly-Quirós
    •    Vitruvian Man by Wendy Young
    •    Chapters by Tiwa Ayeni
    •    Red Seagull by Cherie Hughes
    •    Ki Makes Changes by Rika Fraser 
    •    Why Create? by Ruth Vaughn
    •    Motherhood by Claire Nelson
    •    Part-Time Adrift by Judit Hollos 
    •    We’re Fucked by Trisha Gibbons 

    Featuring Angela Garwood and Sandra Mills
    Devised and Directed by Kay Adshead
    Assistant Director Lucine Strecker
    Supported by the Alexandra Palace

    Mama Quilla is an award-winning, woman-led performing arts company that spotlights neglected human rights issues Their work has consistently garnered acclaim for its passionate concern for oppression and its ability to address public issues through art.

    "Powerful passionate committed piece of theatre that if seen widely enough may change hearts and minds."
    The Guardian on previous work
    "Playwright Kay Adshead ... [has] been presenting political theatre for many years, beginning long before it became fashionable ...As in Pinter's most political plays, you can feel Adshead's anger, and that is better than helplessness in the face of the wo"
    Time Out on previous work
    "Bones is a dream about human possibility in dark times it’s politics daringly suggests that there is an alternative to revenge and recrimination."
    Tribune on previous work

    “It means so much to be working at CPT, it’s such a good opportunity to work in a professional environment at my age. I didn’t think that was ever going to happen and it means the world to me. It’s really going to help prepare me for my future and where I want to go”

    CYT participant and Camden student