Funny, Tender, Moving…
Looking down the barrel of her final fertile years, one modern woman goes on a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes. Thinking outside the box in an effort to decide what to do with her own, eh, box, no stone is left unturned in this journey of extremes. Family, fertility experts, fortune tellers, philosophers, daytime radio and the dark recesses of the internet – all are consulted as she tries to figure out…
Should making a life for oneself involve making another?
Written and Performed by JOANNE RYAN (Irish Times Theatre Award Best Actress Nominee 2014)
Directed by VERONICA COBURN
Cruthú Arts Festival, Longford
28th July @ 8pm
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall
Aug 2-8, 10-13, 15-21, 23-27 @ 1pm
What the Reviewers Said:
“Impeccable comic timing and captivating stage presence” – The Irish Times
“Close to a masterpiece: intelligent, thoughtful, wry, funny, and above all, loving.” – The Sunday Independent
Click here to read what else the reviewers had to say about Eggistentialism.
Supported by the Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon, HatchLK, Lime Tree Theatre and Belltable, Fishamble: The New Play Company’s New Play Clinic Scheme, Irish Theatre Institute, Limerick City and County Arts Office and Temple Bar Cultural Trust. Developed at FRINGE LAB with the support of Tiger Dublin Fringe.