Amidst the debris of a condemned house, two desperate strangers realise they have been abandoned by their friends. Fearful of what lies ahead, the two argue before starting to make a home from the surrounding junk. But as the bulldozers move in, a choice lies ahead – accept their fate or cling on to hope.
Written by award-winning Chilean playwright Juan Radrigán, Mad Man Sad Woman gives voice to the voiceless; finding beauty, laughter, and dignity in the lives amongst the rubble. In a powerful new translation by Catherine Boyle, this timely UK premiere demands attention for those forced to live on the margins of our society.
Head for Heights is a theatre company known for its innovative approaches to translation. Their bold new production is directed by Sue Dunderdale.
Writer: Juan Radrigán, translated by Catherine Boyle
Director: Sue Dunderdale
Performers: Sadie Shimmin and Bil Stuart
Composer: Dominic Ashworth
Set/Costume Designer: Amelia Jane Hankin
Sound Designers: Candice Weaver and John Leonard
Lighting Designer: Rory Beaton
Produced by Karen Morash
Stage Manager/Assistant Director
and Producer: Cristóbal Pizarro
Production Manager: Erin Witton
Intern: Molly de Dios Fisher