Following a successful workshop read through in New York last year, new play Dora Versus Picasso will premiere at London’s Drayton Arms Theatre next month in a production staged by Fractured Time Productions. Get those tickets booked.
It is interesting that Camden People’s Theatre is running two, unconnected, shorts each evening, both exploring issues around women and the grief many experience when love goes wrong.
Why have so few of us heard of Dora Maar, the French artist who was also the muse of Pablo Picasso? We talked to writer and director Antonia Georgieva about the need to “re-tell and re-member” the stories of women from the past, which she’s doing with Aslant Theatre Company and its debut play. Time to get booking!
In November, Tate Modern launches the largest retrospective ever held in the UK devoted to Dora Maar, the French photographer, painter, poet and muse to Pablo Picasso. Ahead of that, Aslant Theatre Company makes its debut with the premiere of Antonia Georgieva’s new Dora Maar-inspired play.
With a name taken from Shakespeare’s classic play Hamlet: “There is a willow grows aslant the brook”, Aslant Theatre Company is interested in producing both new works and imaginative interpretations of classical repertoire.