Godot is a Woman

Author(s): Josie Underwood, Cordelia Stevenson & Jack Wakely
Company: Silent Faces
Running time: 1h 10min approx
Age recommendation: 14+

Two people wait beneath a solitary tree on a country road—it’s a familiar scene, but this is not Waiting for Godot. Waiting for Godot was written by a man, for men, and Silent Faces aren't men. So, what are they waiting for? It's time to dig it all up and start again.

Madonna released "Like a Prayer" in 1989, the same year that Samuel Beckett died, and the clowning triad explore the cultural significance of the album throughout the show, comically arguing that perhaps if the playwright had witnessed Madonna’s empowering confidence, he may not have forbidden anyone but men from performing his most acclaimed play.


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