nabokov and The Marlowe present Box Clever by Monsay Whitney

26 July | Showroom Big Space | 7.30pm | £10

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“Ever get the feeling you’re going round in one big circle? Ten years. Back and forth between a trio of arseholes and nothing to show for it except a baby, an Argos ring and a busted nose. At the refuge they call that a pattern.”

Moving, truthful and darkly comic, Box Clever by nabokov’s associate-playwright Monsay Whitney is a new play about one woman’s experience of a refuge and a Mother’s commitment to do the best for her daughter.

This brand new commission from award winning female-led company nabokov, reinvents the theatrical experience, combining live music and clowning, performed by Canterbury based Avi Simmons celebrating the diverse voices of this generation.

A nabokov and The Marlowe co-production, directed by Stef O Driscoll.

About the company:

nabokov has a 15-year history of discovering, developing and producing new talent and creating award-winning productions and distinctive theatrical events. The female led company has a bold artistic vision to champion diverse voices to reach new audiences, with new theatrical form that reflects their experiences.

“Monsay Whitney is a writer of ferocious honesty, rare imagination and extraordinary humanity. She has the potential to become a startling and significant figure in British theatre.” Simon Stephens

“nabokov are unafraid to explore presenting new forms, crossing genres and presenting the voice of an underground movement whilst making the experience accessible to everyone.” Latitude Festival