Watch – Woeman: A dark and sombre comedy

2011-07-08 14:54

This year’s National Arts Festival played host to Woeman, a student theatre play that depicts the life of two lonely, dishevelled and downtrodden middle-aged women who have faced divorce, poverty and alcoholism.

The bounce-back energy between the two actresses ensures hilarious action that rises above the sombre, depressing and deeply real conditions that women experience today.

This play provides a positive plan for women who have been pushed to the edge and whose sanity and self-worth hangs from a string just ready to snap.

The dark comedy, which features Candace Gawler and Juliette Pauling, was written by Roshnee Guptar and directed by Bianca Binnaman and Julia Te Reh (Rhodes Drama Department).

– CueOnline
>>For more National Arts Festival news, go to CueOnline

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