- Professional Theatre
- 25 Mar 2020
- 25 Mar, 19:30
Tickets no longer available.
How far would you go for a cause you believed in? How far is too far?
Ireland. 2018. Abortion is still illegal, another pregnant girl dies and Maia is forced into action. Maia impregnates herself intentionally to demand a legal abortion from the Irish government to set a precedence for abortion to be legalised. Hear a story that could divide a nation, win or lose a vote, and make history.
This multi-award nominated, five star play challenges the choices we are given, uproots the lies and the legacies we inherit, and boldly protests for the power of the individual.
“Vessel is both poignant and subtle. The minimal set and direction make way for excellent writing to shine.” The List
“Vessel has tender and understated comedy in just the right places.” – Theatre Weekly Edinburgh
“Vessel is a powerful, thought-provoking drama that will stay with you long after you leave the theatre.” – The Wee Review
Written by Laura Wyatt O’Keeffe
Directed by Sophie Drake
Produced by Laura Wyatt O’Keeffe and Lauren Bevan
Design by Kathryn Weaving
Sound Design by Annie May Fletcher
Lighting Design by Anna Reddyhoff
Dramaturgy by Neil Grutchfield
Performed by Julie Maguire, Fiona Carty, Barry McStay
Photography by Rah Peterbridge
Promo Film by Tristan Bell
Poster Design by Emma Micallef
Running time: 70 minutes – no interval
Age Guidance: 14+
Warnings: References to Abortion.
www.lwok.co.uk | @LauraWOK
Laura Wyatt O’Keeffe is an Irish multi-award nominated performer, writer and facilitator. Laura and her curiosity find themselves making theatre, poetry and chaos about women, labels and rebels. Laura has written and performed in ,wish i was… (Smock Alley Dublin) and Vesta(Brighton Fringe Award Nominee 2013).
Laura has also written After Medea (Malta), Jean, Where Memories Live (National Theatre Malta) and Every Body.