Written by Paul Mason
25 Apr 2017 to 20 May 2017
The White Bear Theatre, London
Tues to Sat 7:30pm / Sun at 4pm / Sat 13th and 20th at 3pm
£16 / £12
Ticket Line - 0333 012 4963 (local rates)
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Paris 1871: A revolt takes control of a global city. In the nal days, working class women - from seamstresses to teachers to sex workers - choose to take up arms, desperate to defend the freedoms they have won. Their attempt fails and these female revolutionaries are exiled to remote New Caledonia.
As hopes of escape fade, their fate collides with that of the island's indigenous people, also simmering with revolt. Some women will compromise with their new reality but one is determined to resist to the bitter end . .
Based on the memoirs of 19th century feminist icon Louise Michel, Paul Mason's play asks: what happens when downtrodden people experience the transformative power of mass action, only to be defeated?
Post show talks
Sundays 30th April, 7th May & 14th May & Tuesday 9th May - Paul Mason's short video documentary Traces of Louise Michel will be shown as part of an after-show discussion, hosted by Paul Mason.
Click on the following links for more information about the play -Paul Mason (the playwright) writing about the play
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