RUNT

Patricia Cornelius’s fierce and fiery new play
fortyfivedownstairs
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ABR Arts 26 February 2021

RUNT

Patricia Cornelius’s fierce and fiery new play
fortyfivedownstairs
by
ABR Arts 26 February 2021

low circular wooden walkway. A large canvas sack hanging from the ceiling. One sickening second to realise someone may be inside that sack, before it plummets to the ground. This is how Patricia Cornelius’s new play, RUNT, directed by long-term collaborator Susie Dee and starring another long-term associate, Nicci Wilks, opens: a thudding coup de théâtre that immediately establishes the work as incitement, as agitprop, as uncompromising sucker punch.

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Comments (2)

  • Kelly Ryall the composer is a male. You refer to him as 'her' in your article.
    Posted by Alister Karl
    26 February 2021
  • It hit me in the guts. I wanted to get out of my seat and just hold her!
    Posted by Roslyn Byrne
    26 February 2021

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