Smack That (a conversation)

Date:Tue 24 Oct
Time:7.30pm
Venue:J2
Price:£12.50 (£8 con)

by Rhiannon Faith

Beverly is having a party and you are one of her guests. There are games, drinks, shared conversation, energetic dance and heartbreaking moments as she bravely gives a raw and honest account of surviving an abusive relationship.

Each member of the all-female cast, a close-knit group of non-performers and dance artists, fearlessly takes on the persona of Beverly to convey turbulent, real experiences. The unusual setting creates a safe space for them to reveal the challenges they have faced and celebrate their endurance with the audience. Faith’s work with a support group at charity Safer Places underpins this show, which seeks to raise social consciousness around domestic abuse by supporting women to openly talk about it.

This show discusses themes of an adult nature, sexual violence and domestic abuse. Suitable for ages 16+

 

Rhiannon Faith has been shortlisted for the Kevin Spacey Foundation Artists of Choice 2017. 

A bold and brave performance … searingly honest and genuinely moving’
Evening Standard on Scary Shit

Presented with wit and poignancy
Observer on Scary Shit

This show discusses themes of an adult nature, sexual violence and domestic abuse. Suitable for ages 16+

Duration 1hr 20

Bar and Box Office open 1 hour before show start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

 

Credits

Commissioned by Harlow Playhouse.

Supported by Arts Council England, DanceEast, Rich Mix, Arts Depot, and developed through the Open Lab at Barbican/Guildhall.

With special thanks to Safer Places.

Photo credit  Foteini Christofilopoulou.