Synopsis

We think we know how life begins. Wrapped in darkness, we burst into light – then we’re nurtured, encouraged. We giggle and dream.

 

But this isn’t life. These are lies.

 

I’m Woman is a different kind of life story. Raw and unflinching, I’m Woman is naked reality torn from the womb – a stark and brutal truth in the body of a woman with a world to confront.

 

Acclaimed performer Ana Daud delivers an explosive one-woman telling of her own raging and tormented tale. From abuse and abortion to exploitation and fear, Daud revisits the events on which her life has turned – a physical tour de force that scorches the air and demands that audiences ask searching questions of themselves.

 

Since its first performance in 2018, I’m Woman has created a theatrical storm that needs to be weathered in the flesh. From startling revelations through to laughter, pain and tears, it’s a laboratory dissection of one woman’s irresistible spirit – and an unforgettable exploration of the thudding heartbeat that defines us all.

 

This is not a standard theatre play but it’s an emotional experience which lets you rethink relationships and change your perspective about past experiences.

 

  • “Ana gave a very striking physical performance. There are some thoughtful observations on the way men and women are subjected to different social expectations and she touches on many important issues”- British Theatre Guide
  • “…the character deals with many of the fears and doubts that is many women share…” -Young Perpective
  • "Her point was for humans to be more understanding…” -  London Theatre Reviews
  • "...each audience member left the theatre with a strong emotion sure to last, ensuring that it will be a long time before they forget I’m Woman”-  Savage Online

 

 

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