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Monstrous at the Frome Festival

14th Jul 2019 @ 19:30 - 20:30


Hera is angry, but she’s been trying her best to get past it. She has a therapist, she’s read all the mindfulness books she can find in her local library, she goes to yoga everyday and she drinks more green tea than even Gwyneth Paltrow could stomach. Yet still that deep seated rage twists in her guts like a pit of vipers. Then again, when you’re an Ancient Greek goddess, being filled with an unquenchable wrath comes with the territory. Perhaps it’s time to have a little vent… but is the world ready for 3000 years worth of anger?

Written and performed by Alexandra Ricou, Monstrous is a one-woman show exploring the nature of female rage in the post-Me Too world.

Alexandra trained as an actor at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and has years of experience as a performer and theatre maker. Her professional credits include The Penelopiad (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, 2017), Real Life (Flipside Theatre, 2017), Definitely Louise (Frome Festival, 2018), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (YAOW Theatre, 2018).

Monstrous will also be featuring in the Swindon Fringe 2019 and the Bath Fringe 2019.

Event no: 1427


14th Jul 2019
19:30 - 20:30
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The Three Swans
16-17 King Street
Frome, BA11 1BH
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01373 452009