Verge-In

2004-2008

ABOUT

Somebody once said, “There’s nothing more surprising than being a temptation.” If Paul loved 17-year-old Alice, he loved her for her pristine nature…with her lips like cherries..breasts like rosebuds..elbows like dimpled peaches..blackberry tongue..fleshy tomatoes like…firm apples for…ripe radishes from…juicy strawberries to…

Verge-In is an adaptation from the short story Virginité written by Polish Playwright Witold Gombrowicz. Virginité is a satirical look at the romantic notions that a man can have unpure thoughts and actions, but in order for a woman to be considered for marriage she must remain ignorant of the world and chaste. Verge-In is a feminist physical theatre adaptation of the above story.

CO-PRODUCTIONS

*Verge-In was originally produced for the Winnipeg Fringe Festival as a Teatr Korzenie production in 2004 with the following:

CAST & CREW

Conceived/Directed:
Shawn Kazubowski-Houston

Co-Creator/Performer:
Brenda McLean

Short Story Translation:
Eric Bossé

Production Design:
Brenda McLean

*Verge-In was Remounted with Sarasvàti Productions for FemFest 2008 with the following:

Director:
Brenda McLean

Featuring:
Brenda McLean
Andrew Cecon

Dramaturge:
Christopher Sobczak

Video Design:
Delf Gravert

Graphics/Poster Design:
Dave Pruden

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