10 Days of Fringe Previews: Day 2 – Sappho …in 9 fragments
Our second preview comes to us all the way from the UK, though some of you may know the play’s director, Jessica Ruano, from her days running the Ottawa Arts Newsleter. These days Jessica has exported herself to London (the bigger one) and she’s back for Fringe with a new show.
SAPPHO… IN 9 FRAGMENTS
Troupe de la lune · London, UK
by Jane Montgomery Griffiths
Within a secluded cavern, Ancient Greece’s first love poet laments her erasure from history, while a chorus girl named Atthis is seduced into a modern-day Sapphic romance. “Uncommonly exhilarating” ★★★★ Exeunt Magazine. “A spectacular physical and visual piece” ★★★★ Remote Goat. “Written, directed, and executed with passion” ★★★★ Female Arts.