‘I felt stuck and ignorant and useless and I watched them tie women like my sister to a stake and light the match. They wanted to see us all burn.’
Tara gets ready to return home to Ireland after living in Australia alone. She packs her bags, she finds her passport, she checks off her to do list and she ignores the voicemails on her phone. She only has a few hours before she must board her flight. She is running away. She is running towards something. She is finally ready to tell her story.
Sugar, Sugar is a one woman show about emigration, loneliness and raising money for abortion rights through unconventional means.
This online event will be streamed on YouTube at 7pm and will be available for viewing until Sunday the 19th. Tickets can be pre-ordered through Eventbrite.
The script of Sugar Sugar was commissioned by the Leitrim Abortion Rights Campaign in Spring 2021 and written by playwright Treasa Nealon.
It is performed by Rebecca Malone, directed by Sonia Norris and the film is created by Jonas Dellow. It is produced by award-winning The Rabbit’s Riot Theatre Company and was filmed in The Glens Centre, Manorhamilton. The Rabbit’s Riot Theatre Company has produced over 25 different projects, most recently the experimental audio show The Five Stages written and performed by Treasa Nealon.
Time: 7pm - 8.30pm