Dressed as People – a triptych of uncanny abduction
Created by Margo MacDonald, A.M. Dellamonica, Amal El-Mohtar, & Kelly Robson — parryriposte.ca | Produced by Parry Riposte Productions | Origin: Ottawa & Toronto, Canada
A school haunted by troubled children, an encounter with the unknown on open waters, the mysterious disappearance of a friend. Three characters, three time periods, three tales of abduction and the intrusion of the uncanny into the lives of those who are taken, those who do the taking, and those who are left behind.
This solo show is a world premiere. Multi award-winning theatre creator Margo MacDonald teams up with multi award-winning SpecFic writers A.M. Dellamonica, Amal El-Mohtar, and Kelly Robson for this chilling new work.
Directed by Mary Ellis, and featuring music by SIESKI.
From the producers, director, and performer of The Elephant Girls.
Reviews for Margo in The Elephant Girls:
★★★★★ “Masterfully performed”—The Outmost (Dublin)
★★★★★ “One of the finest performances you’ll find at this year’s Fringe” — CBC Manitoba
★★★★★ “MacDonald puts on a stellar performance…I was enthralled.” —Planet Nation (UK)
★★★★ “MacDonald captivates, knowing how to keep an audience in the palm of her hand” —Broadway Baby (Edinburgh)
Please Take Note:
Dressed As People is comprised of three separate monologues. The first one, Skinless, by Kelly Robson, deals with institutional violence against young women and children. Although this monologue tells a different story, we recognize that audience members may find parallels to recent disturbing news in Canada. We want you all to feel safe and be able to enjoy the stories we are sharing. If you would be more comfortable knowing what is coming, you may want to refer to the transcript, available on our ticket page in the checkout add-on section. If you would prefer to skip the first story, the second piece starts at 21:29.
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