In 1953 a man wrote a play about waiting.
In 1988 he sued five women for trying to perform it.
In 2001 Madonna released What It Feels Like for a Girl.
It's 2024 and we're still waiting.
Since Samuel Beckett wrote Waiting for Godot, he and his estate have notoriously challenged - often legally - non-male companies that wish to perform it.
A whip-smart interrogation of gender, authorial copyright and the cultural significance of Madonna's 1989 album Like a Prayer, Silent Faces return to London with their trademark style of playful, political, physical theatre, following a critically acclaimed UK tour.
CAST & CREATIVES
Writer & performer | Josie Underwood
Writer & performer | Jack Wakely
Writer, co-director & performer | Cordelia Stevenson
Performer | Cara Withers
Executive Producer | Dominika Blackappl
Co-Director | Laura Killeen
Production Manager | Stella Kailides
Technical Stage Manager | Nikita Bala
Costume Design | Rachel Gammon
Sound Design | Ellie Isherwood
Lighting Design | Jo Palmer
Set Design | Fran Gibson & Stella Kailides
Co-production with Silent Faces and The Pleasance Theatre