And She Would Stand Like This
Greek tragedy meets Queer ball culture in this fierce and fabulous new play.Thu Feb 3rd 2022 to Sat Feb 12th 2022 at 19:30 until 19:30
Melbourne, Meat Market Stables, 2 Wreckyn Street, North Melbourne https://www.myguidemelbourne.com/events/and-she-would-stand-like-this BOOK NOW
In an unnamed hospital In an unnamed city Hecuba and her daughters Await a diagnosis Greek tragedy meets Queer ball culture in this fierce and fabulous new play, adapted from Euripides’ The Trojan Women and inspired by the seminal documentary Paris is Burning.
Performances Thursday 3rd February thru to Saturday 12th February
House mother, Hecuba, has dedicated her life to protecting her children and the chosen family that they all cling to for comfort and support. Embracing rituals of dancing and opulence provide them with an escape from the prejudices of the world around them, and the violence they endure from the men in their lives. But when a mysterious plague begins to rip through their community, they face their biggest challenge yet as they are forced to engage with a society that doesn’t understand or even value their existence…
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