*Winner of the Alfred Fagon Audiance Award*
Barbados, 1808. Enter Miss Kitty’s parlour on the Fairbranch Plantation of St Lucy; house slaves Nanny G and Asa are preparing for the arrival of an important guest from England; Willa a young slave girl is desperate to be in the family portrait; Parson Lucy is holding religious tuition over tea and sugar biscuits; Field slave Elsie wants to remember how to dream again.
“Go to that room in your mind where your body can’t follow. Lock the door and wait for me there.” – ASA
“A stirring atmospheric production. This isn’t theatre for the faint-hearted – it’s gruelling stuff. Go if you can.” – FemaleArts.com
“… a complex multi-layered story of pain felt by both slaves and masters… – Ella Achola, Media Diversified
Produced by BurntOut Thetare