THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
by Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Sue Turner
Auditions Tuesday 30 April
7:30 pm at the theatre, 6 Surf Road Cronulla
Thirty years ago Margot Mason, pioneer of the 1970’s Women’s Liberation movement wrote her ground-breaking work “The Cerebral Vagina”. As she sits in her country house struggling with writers block and a deadline for a new book, in walks student Molly Rivers, daughter of one of Margot’s most dedicated followers. Margot finds herself gagged, handcuffed and held hostage. Things don’t improve with the arrival of Margot’s exhausted daughter ,Tess. Her thick son-in-law Bryan. The masculine taxi driver Frank, and the handsome and dapper publisher Theo.
MARGOT MASON – Sixty-ish, impressive, confident …
MOLLY RIVERS – 20 something, bright.
TESS THORTON – Late thirties, exhausted and lost.
BRYAN THORTON – Late 30’s boyish and thick.
FRANK – Early 30’s, masculine, confident.
THEO – Sixties, dapper.
Friday, 2nd August to Saturday, September 7th
Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm
Sunday matinees at 2pm: 11th & 25th August & 1st September
Performances: 28 July to 7 September
Full details at https://www.artstheatrecronulla.com.au/auditions