Milk and Gall archiveIt's election night 2016. An entire country holds its breath. Except for Vera, who has to focus on breathing. That's what everyone keeps telling her: breathe, breathe, breathe. She's in the hospital, giving birth to a baby boy - and she has no idea that America just lost its mind. Over the course of one seemingly unending year, tensions mount between Vera and her second-wave feminist mother, she struggles to connect physically with her husband, and her friendship with her Syrian-American best friend Amira falters. In this surreal and fragmented play mimicking the experience of sleep-deprived new parents, the personal and the political spheres collide to push Vera to the point of exhaustion. Raising a magnifying glass to the experience of being a new mother under Trump, Milk and Gall explores the terror of the mundane. While everyone else is out marching, Vera's at home stuck to a breast pump.


MyAnna Buring (Vera), Jenny Galloway (Barbara), Matt Whitchurch (Michael), Sherine Chalhie (Amira), Tracy-Anne Green (Alexa)


Author: Mathilde Oratwa
Producer: Theatre503
Director(s): Lisa Spirling, Chi-San Howard (movement director), Amy Blair (casting director), Daisy Milner (assistant)
Design: Mona Camile
Lighting: Simeon Miller
Sound: Roly Botha
Other: Zara Janmohamed (production manager)
Costume: Malena Arcucci (costume supervisor)
Stage Manager: Rose Hockaday
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Milk and Gall

Milk and Gall (Play) production archive for QTIX code T398899888. Details of all Milk and Gall archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S281078752

Archive Listings

2 Nov 21
27 Nov 21
Inner London
Greater London

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