La MaupinThe Lion & Unicorn Theatre, NW5 2ED , [Venue Details]
Marie Antoinette meets The Pogues. They have a drink. They have a laugh. They have a massive brawl. And you’re invited.
350 years ago, a legend was born in France.
Sword fighter. Opera Singer. Trailblazer. Wanted Criminal. Celebrity.
And now she’s back to reclaim her spot in history.
FG present the world premiere of ‘La Maupin’ – a folk punk play with songs, shining a light on a remarkable woman ahead of her time.
Written by Olivia Thompson, directed by Suzy Catliff, for Fantastic Garlands TC. With an all-female cast of actor musicians with live music.
Fantastic Garlands was founded by Suzy & Olivia, who met through Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Fantastic Garlands are committed to shining a light on the untold stories of women – past and present and putting women front and centre in their work.
Suzy and Olivia have worked together in all aspects of stage and screen making – casting, directing, writing, composing, filming – and have created some memorable (and bonkers) pieces. They love to use music, comedy and wonderful collaborators to make theatre that can make you think, cry and laugh. Sometimes all at the same time…
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