By Lauren Gunderson
Produced by Immediate Theatre Project
Four badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris. It’s a true story. Or total fiction. Or a play about a play. Or a raucous resurrection…that ends in a song and a scaffold.
From the people who brought you Silent Sky comes this grand and dream-tweaked comedy about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how we actually go about changing the world.
Discretionary Content: Adult themes and badass ladies
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Kirby Gibson as Charlotte Corday
Glenna Grant as Marie Antoinette
Lauren Kriel as Olympe de Gouges
Parris Sarter as Marianne Angelle
Willie Repoley Director
Dakota Mann Production Stage Manager
Des Brotak Dramaturg
Jason Williams Lighting Design
Bailey Gafeney Sound Design
Sandy McDaniel Costume Design
Sylvia J. Pierce Props Design