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i will still be whole (when you rip me in half)


12 - 23 November 2019


The Bunker Theatre



i will still be whole (when you rip me in half) is the debut play by acclaimed theatre critic Ava Wong Davies: a lyrical interlinking of monologues devoted to blood ties, the cycle of trauma, and what we inherit from our parents. It was developed over a series of R&D performances at The Yard Theatre, Theatre Deli and VAULT Festival before receiving a full production at The Bunker in November 2019.

“Beautiful, brutally honest…a startling openness and vulnerability that draws in the audience.”- The Stage
“Like ivy, this is a play that clings.” - Lyn Gardner

“Helen Morley’s delicate direction creates a subtle mirror of the two women’s movements. (like shadows caught at the edge of each other’s vision.)” - Exeunt Magazine

The two performers balance each other so well under Helen Morley’s direction (...) This is a gem of a play, soft and lyrical and full of promise. - TheSpyInTheStalls.

Writer: Ava Wong Davies
Director: Helen Morley
Producer: Emily Davis
Set and Costume Design: Grace Venning
Joy: Tuyen Do
EJ: Aoife Hinds
Lighting Design: Ben Kulchivit
Sound Design: Jord Rice
Dramaturg: Clara Potter-Sweet
Production Manager: Jamie King-Cox
Stage Manager: Zara Janmohamed
Photography: Fran Cattaneo

Supported by Arts Council England and The Bunker Theatre.

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