[Cancelled] 28 Days Greater

Dates and Times

Tue 12 May 2020 at 7.15pm

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£8 (work-in-progress)

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Presented by Carolyn Defrin

Riffing on the zombie-apocalypse film ’28 Days Later’, 28 Days Greater proposes a world of strategic hope and fecundity, rather than chaotic fear and depravity. In 28 two-minute acts of resistance against the narratives of disdain, shame and numbing usually associated with menstruation, Defrin charts her own wild and productive cycle as a harness-able source of nuanced power. Inspired by Alexandra Pope and Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer’s 2017 book ‘Wild Power’ and director Katie Mitchell’s suggestion to imagine a world in which women were revered and even envied for their menstruating powers, 28 Days Greater investigates the possibilities available in deeper connections to our human nature and how these might inform a greater feminine energy in the socio-political sphere.

There will be tap dance, original poetry, and audience banter inspired by brilliant women in history. There will be songs sung in more than one language, and cocktails made for the audience with fresh, but not gratuitous ingredients. There will also be blood.*

*Just kidding, probably not.


Alcohol will be offered as part of the performance. Recommended age rating 12+.


The company believes there are no health warnings for this performance.

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About the company

Carolyn Defrin is an American performer, writer, director. Her Chicago roots inform an interdisciplinary practice across theatre and installation that has been seen in London at The Yard, London Festival of Architecture, Borough Road Gallery, Westfield Shopping centre and most recently at Ovalhouse  (w ‘kissing Rebellion’). She is almost a Dr.

www.carolyndefrin.com | Twitter: @CarolynDefrin | Instagram: @cdefrin

Image credit (c) Ricardo Agistinho

Image description: A woman in a pink dress crouching on a table beside a window.

Upcoming Performances

Tue 12 May, 2020
7:15 pm