Performance of The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII followed by a post-show discussion with the artists to explore themes raised in the performance.
Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company, Ireland, presents:
The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII
By Mary Moynihan, Deirdre Kinahan, Fiona Bawn Thompson and Paul Kennedy
Directed by Mary Moynihan and Bairbre Ni Chaoimh
Cast: Róisín Mc Atamney and Therese Mullan
A creative reimagining of moments from the lives of women during WWII recalling stories of bravery, sacrifice and love amidst the horror of war, as women stood up against fascism and totalitarianism and refused to accept oppression. The performance is followed by a post-show discussion with the artists to explore powerful women’s stories in history and themes of gender equality and peace. Supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ireland and Culture Ireland.