BY JEAN GENET
25A BELVOIR DOWNSTAIRS
In a luxurious bedroom, two maids fantasise about murdering their Mistress, acting out the same elaborate ritual night after night. They can never quite make it to the grisly final scene – but tonight is different. As the boundaries between fantasy and reality begin to blur, a lifetime of oppression and brutality comes to a head in a shocking, unexpected denouement.
Darkly compelling, disturbingly resonant, and boldly theatrical, this production propels The Maids directly into our world and into the claustrophobic Belvoir Downstairs space.
By Jean Genet in a translation by Bernard Frechtmann
DIRECTOR Carissa Licciardello
PRODUCER Kaytlin Petrarca
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER Nick Fry
LIGHTING DESIGNER Martin Kinnane
SOUND DESIGNER/COMPOSER Ben Pierpoint
AND A SUPER MASSIVE SPECIAL THANKS TO
Dom Mercer, 25A, Belvoir, Judy Tanner, Aiden Brennan, Julie Rose, Luke Yager