Friday, 27 May 2011

Play: Silver Ship

Silver Ship is a play by Victoria University theatre students, based partially on the life of Mary Wollstone craft:

In the play, a group of present-day students is researching the concept of
'becoming-woman', when a spectre materialises in their midst. It is Mary
Wollstonecraft, the 18th-century British writer, philosopher and passionate
advocate of women’s rights. Silver Ship follows two intertwining strands of
story; the ongoing concepts of 'becoming' in modern society, and the life of an
incredible woman.

"By contrasting the life of a women who lived in
revolutionary times with those of present-day students, the play brings into
question how our ancestors experience informs our future, like a kind of

More details, including booking information, here.

No comments: