7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
18th October, 2021
by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
Karen Tomlin director & movement director
Louie Whitemore designer
Guy Knox-Holmes lighting designer
Sam Ferstenberg sound designer
Devon James-Bowen video designer
Christianna Mason associate designer
Emmy Briggs assistant director
Why was Emilia Bassano’s story erased from history? Was she the “Dark Lady” of Shakespeare’s sonnets?
400 years ago Emilia wanted her voice to be heard when it wasn’t. Now’s the time to stand up and be counted.
Emilia and her sisters transcend centuries with passion, fury, laughter and song in this riotous reclaiming of the life of an extraordinary woman.