Age of Arousal
Thursday, May 4 07:30 PM
by Linda Griffiths
Wildly inspired by The Odd Women, by George Gissing
Show dates are April 20th & 21st, May 4-6th 2017
Doors 7pm | Show 7:30pm
$25 incl fees
Student tickets: $15 incl fees
It's a time of passion and confusion. Virtue is barely holding down its petticoats. People are bursting their corsets with unbridled desire. It’s 1885, and the typewriter and the suffrage movement are sending things topsy-turvy. In the midst of it all, five ambitious New Women and one Newish Man struggle to find their way. Miss Mary Barfoot runs a school for secretaries with her young lover, Miss Rhoda Nunn. But when the Misses Madden - spinsters Virginia and Alice and beautiful young Monica - arrive, along with the attractive Dr. Everard Barfoot, things can never be the same.
Rob Mason-Brown directs this genre-busting, rule-bending and ambitiously original piece written by Canadian playwright and feminist Linda Griffiths. Age of Arousal is a lavish, sexy and frenetic ensemble piece that audaciously explores the forbidden and gloriously liberated self.
Age of Arousal is produced by arrangement with Kensington Literary Representation
Questions or concerns? Call Kelowna Tickets at 250-862-2867
- Friday, May 5 07:30 PM
- Saturday, May 6 07:30 PM