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Presented by Hannah Greenstreet and Charlotte Vickers
I look over at you. You’re like a statue.
But not a statue. Not rock, nor chained to a rock. Flesh. Blood. Bone.
In modern London, two girls meet under a starry sky. In ancient Ethiopia, a hero saves a princess, chained to a rock. Somewhere not quite either, first love meets its match.
Andromeda by Hannah Greenstreet reimagines a lost play, constellating ancient fragments with a contemporary queer love story. This exploration of the stories we tell each other asks what happens when a young woman falls for someone unexpected, and how to feel proud when the world tells us not to be.
What do you do when you’re stuck between a myth and a hard place?
Supported by Arts Council England Lottery Funding and by TORCH as part of the Humanities Cultural Programme. Developed with support from CPT, Nottingham Playhouse and the Oxford Playhouse.
CONTENT TO CONSIDER
This performance contains references to homophobia.
The company don’t believe there are any health warnings in this performance.
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About the company
Playwright Hannah has developed her writing with the Soho Writers’ Lab, the North Wall, and Spread the Word. She reviews for Exeunt magazine, where she is also Reviews Co-Editor, and The Stage. She has recently submitted her PhD thesis on contemporary feminist theatre.
Director Charlotte has worked with the Nottingham Playhouse, the North Wall Arts Centre, the Oxford Playhouse and Theatre 503. She trained at the Young Vic, on the North Wall Catalyst programme and with Lisa Cagnacci.