‘We are warriors. We are survivors. If you need our help, let us know.’
Four people come together to perform a ritual of community and catharsis. Gathering up true stories of deaf women and non-binary people’s experiences of surviving abuse, they form a witches’ coven like no other – with a cauldron of newt’s eyes and butterflies, deep scars, and blazing signs.
A visually-rich, playful and pulsatingly urgent world première from multi-award-winners Deafinitely Theatre (4.48 Psychosis, Contractions), combining British Sign Language and English in the company’s unique bilingual style. Drawing on interviews with women and non-binary people exploring domestic abuse in the deaf community, this is a defiant and empowering new work written and directed by nationally acclaimed director Paula Garfield marking the company’s 20th anniversary.
A Deafinitely Theatre production, commissioned by New Diorama Theatre.
“Definitely theatre for everyone.” The Guardian
The New Diorama
Please note that this play explores issues of domestic abuse and mental health and contains strong language.
All performances are accessible for British Sign Language users. BSL, voiceovers and creative captions are used throughout the production.
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