What Draupadi Said to Penelope

Dance, Physical Theatre and Circus (spoken word, artist(s) of colour)

  • LifeCare Centre - George Young Hall
  • 19:30
  • Aug 24-27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: TaalTales
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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In the dead of night, as Penelope unravels the shroud she is weaving, a nocturnal wind blows through her chambers, bringing her the stories of women from the Mahabharata – tales of choice, gender, oppression and violence. At times Penelope hears of them, at others she becomes one with them, in a retelling that disrupts the traditional narrative of men. This is a transnational feminist creative project, embedded in literature, feminist scholarship and poetry. The pieces are accompanied by musicians combining classical and contemporary styles, and embedded in Indian classical contemporary dance and movement.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
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  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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