In 1953 a man wrote a play about waiting...
In 1988 he sued five women for trying to perform it.
In 2001 Madonna released What It Feels Like for a Girl.
It's 2023 and we're still waiting.
Since Beckett wrote Waiting for Godot, he and his estate have notoriously challenged - often legally - non-male companies that wish to perform it. Silent Faces return with their trademark style of playful and political physical theatre, in a whip-smart interrogation of authorial copyright, gender barriers in the arts and the cultural significance of Madonna's 1989 album, Like a Prayer. Samuel Beckett? thank u... next.
Godot is a Woman ran at the Pleasance London in 2021 to rapturous audiences and critical acclaim before transferring to the Pleasance at Edinburgh Fringe in 2022, where the show enjoyed sold-out audiences, award nominations and multiple 5-star reviews.