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Theatre at Riverside Studios – Maryland by Lucy Kirkwood

November 13 @ 7:30 pm GMT

Originally performed at the Royal Court Theatre in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs from Thursday 7 October 2021 – Saturday 23 October 2021

Commenting on the play playwright Lucy Kirkwood says;

“This play was for many years a private conversation with myself. The horrific murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa this year have galvanised me into making it public. I hesitate to even call it a play when it is simply a howl, a way of expressing what I feel about a culture of violence against women, but I am sharing it because I wonder if it might express a little of what other people feel about it too. It was written very quickly, and I am grateful to the Royal Court for snatching up a gauntlet thrown down last Friday night with such energy, care and seriousness.“

OPIA Collective will be putting on a script-in-hand performance of Lucy Kirkwood’s new play Maryland. Proceeds shall go to Rape Crisis England and Wales as supported by the original production from the Royal Court.

Rape Crisis England & Wales is the umbrella organisation of a network of independent Rape Crisis Centres who provide a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced any form of sexual violence – whether as adults or as children.

Content Warning: Please note this play contains strong language, references to sexual assault, rape and violence, abduction and murder, and police brutality and coercion.

Tickets

£7 general admission

£5 concession

Book tickets: riversidestudios.co.uk

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Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
7:30 pm GMT
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Venue

Riverside Studios
101 Queen Caroline Street W6 9BN United Kingdom + Google Map

Details

Date:
November 13
Time:
7:30 pm GMT
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Riverside Studios
101 Queen Caroline Street W6 9BN United Kingdom + Google Map