RANDA SAYED

The Girl / The Woman

National Theatre Of Parramatta / Apocalypse Theatre Company

2018

I’m a polite feminist.
A liar.
A girl.
Beyonce on a bad day.
I found a love in a hopeless place – he just doesn’t know it yet.
Forget everything you know about me.
Just stay calm...

...at all times.

The Girl trips over her sexuality and lands on her mother’s traditions. She turns to her best friend and enabler – the Internet. Her mother, meanwhile, hates to leave the house – a tiring but familiar refuge from an ever-changing outside world.

Twelve years in the making, wild and funny until it’s not, The Girl / The Woman, is an exhilarating two-woman collision of body and mind, desire and tradition, language and theatricality.

Creative Team - 


Playwright Randa Sayed
Director Dino Dimitriadis
Creative Futures Moreblessing Maturure
Set and Costume Design Jonathan Hindmarsh
Co-Sound Designers Ben Pierpoint and Mary Rapp
Lighting Designer Benjamin Ross Brockman
Production Manager Kirby Brierty
Production Coordinator Felix Johnson
Stage Manager Ruth Horsfall

Performers Aanisa Vylet and Nisrine Amine

Special Thanks to Leo Santangelo 

World Premiere - 

 

National Theatre Of Parramatta 2018

Developments Supported by -

 

Breakthrough Artist Residency Program, The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

Belvoir Artist Program, Belvoir St Theatre   

 

“SAYED'S WORK IS LOVINGLY CRAFTED, HER PLAYWRITING VOICE IS DISTINCT AND REFRESHINGLY BOLD. TAKE YOUR MOTHER."

 

Cassie Tongue, Time Out

Working and living across the unceded lands of the Kurin-gai, Burramattagal and Gadigal. Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.