Dance Xchange: STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER

DanceXchange at Birmingham Hippodrome presents Arthur Pita & HeadSpaceDance
STEPMOTHER | STEPFATHER

A wickedly, dark double-bill. A cheery tale of murder, lust, latex and suicide.

Fairytales distort into nightmares as Snow White & Rapunzel are pursued by a force of cruel Stepmothers, in turn discoveringwhat drives these wicked women on.

Stepfather is inspired the US folk-punk band Violent Femmes’ Country Death Song. Drawn from a real-life 19th-century case in which a man was convicted of murdering his stepdaughter by throwing her down a well, with the search for redemption is played out beyond the grave. 

‘**** All horribly entertaining. A very dark treat indeed.’ THE OBSERVER

Contains scenes of violence and some adult language.

Performance Information:  http://www.dancexchange.org.uk/events/stepmother-stepfather/

Guardian Review: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2016/nov/06/stepmother-stepfather-review-arthur-pita-headspacedance

 

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