New work event celebrates talented Sheffield women

An evening of new theatre created by Sheffield women is a celebration of International Women’s Day.

Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 09:35 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th February 2019, 09:37 am
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Clare Mcmanus’ piece Catching my Breath will discuss the nature of ageing and health. Using sound and projections, Clare will interact with images taken of her in her youth.

Tommi Bryson’s piece is a comedy musical show that asks what a transgender Disney princess might be like.

Tommi, who has appeared at the Crucible with Sheffield People’s Theatre, is an talented lyricist and performer with a trademark comedic style who will make a heartfelt exploration of the experience of a young, trans, Yorkshire lass.

Mary-Frances Doherty is an experienced performer who has recently moved to Sheffield from Northern Ireland.

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Her piece will explore the impact of online bullying on the lives of young women, presenting the online world on stage in a visually exciting way.

There will be a short performance from the Together Women Project, providing holistic support to vulnerable women.

The event on March 1 and 2 has been created by Cocoon Collective, supported by Arts Council England and the venue, Theatre Deli on Eyre Street.