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Call Me Fury archiveCall Me Fury is about The Witch Trials. Sort of. It's a ferocious exploration of womanhood in a world where the people around you, the legal system, the whole social order don't seem to give a damn. Sound familiar? A group of women charged with witchcraft await trial and inevitable execution in a dungeon. There is no escape - except through their imagination, memory and humour, which in defiance are wild and boundless. The gallows loom just above them as a constant and physical reminder of the patriarchy, those that believe "when a woman thinks alone, she thinks evil." Using folk songs and stories from witch trials across the world - from England, Colonial America, Scandinavia, Africa and beyond - their individual yet shared experiences are unified by the common thread of men silencing what they don't understand. But they will not be confined to this dungeon; they will not be confined to History. Call Me Fury is a feral scream of rage, a commentary about sexual politics and feminism today. For women then, now and always. (But also for you, gents.)

Author Sasha Wilson.

Archive listings for Call Me Fury

Work type: Play.


Company Out of the Forest Theatre. Director Hannah Hauer-King. Lighting Will Alder. Costume Helen Stewart. Design David Spence.
17 Sep 19 to 5 Oct 19The Hope Theatre, Inner London :: V0719079091
listing details L01212758815
13 Apr 19 to 14 Apr 19The North Wall, Oxford :: V0818740866
listing details L2015130605

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