By Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Fleur Buckley
Wednesday, 25th – Saturday, 28th September 2019, 8.00pm
`Women on the edge’
- Margaret Glenn
- Karen Peters-Parker
- Emma Berryman
- Debbie Hedges
- Lauren Wilks.
5 bitter-sweet humorous monologues by the Australian playwright, Joanna Murray Smith (Female of the Species, Honour) that tells of the trials and tribulations of 4 women and a girl dealing, in their own idiosyncratic ways, with the travails of modern day life.
Meryl Davenport: a chaotic and incredibly full day in the life of a harassed wife and mother of young children beginning at 6.00am with the baby crying and…..ending with the baby crying.
Tiggy Entwhistle: a woman seeking solace in the Cactus Society but it doesn’t seem to be able to solve her prickly problem.
Mary O’Donnell: it’s a no-brainer, Mary knows she is easily going to win the school talent contest and beat her arch rival into the bargain. What could possibly go wrong?
Theresa McTerry: a bride who has finally got the Dress, the Man, the Big Wedding, the Dress. She has everything she has always wanted…but does she?
Winsome Webster: a bored widow whose social life revolves around the company of other bored widows and good deeds. Until one day, reading for a blind man, something happens….