British writer Alice Birch won the George Devine Award (for a promising playwright) in 2014, with her work Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again. Composed of a series of vignettes, the piece deconstructs those frameworks which we often take so for granted that we don’t notice them until they are flipped: language; work; mothering; marriage and so forth.
Revolving around the disappointments, dreams and tragedies of the Dockerty family, this story is a depressing reminder of the difficulties that faced, and still do face, communities with high unemployment and low levels of education.
This is another of the sort of productions that we have come to expect at the Bakehouse, challenging, exciting and different.
There are plenty of great performances by the marvellous cast in the many roles in this powerful and important piece of theatre. It only has a short run, so don’t delay in booking your tickets.
This is a magnificent piece of theatre and definitely should not be missed, but hurry to book as seating is limited and the production closes on Sunday.
New theatre group, Early Worx in Theatre and Art, are presenting a brief season of three short works by well-known modern American writers: David Mamet. Neil LaBute and Christopher Durang.