Begotten

Caboolture

Saturday May 8th, 7.30pm

The Terrace, Caboolture Hub (4 Hasking St, Caboolture)

Brisbane

Friday 14th May, 7.30pm

Friday 21st May, 9pm

Sunday 23rd May, 5pm 

Elements Collective (17 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley)

Ipswich

Saturday 22nd May, 7.30pm

Studio 188 (188 Brisbane St, Ipswich)

Written and performed by Bianca Butler Reynolds
Directed by Kat Dekker

A sceptic. A paranoiac. A criminal. A migrant. A hostage.

Presented by Minola Theatre for Anywhere Festival 2021.

Begotten is the 100-year history of a family, told through the eyes of five women. In Alice, Eileen, Clea, Hazel and Laoise, we see dignities lost and claimed, hearts shattered and mended, and the thread of feminine soul passed down through five generations. This powerful new work by award-winning playwright Bianca Butler Reynolds explores the changing role of women over time, the fight for female autonomy, the complexities of motherhood, and the echoes of the past that resonate in the present. These are five distinct women, but their connection to one another runs deep, and cannot be undone.

Minola Theatre presented Begotten as a radio play for locked down audiences throughout 2020, and Begotten premiered as a live show to a sold out crowd at Wynnum Fringe Festival in November 2020.

Begotten has been praised by past audiences as “spell binding”, “emotional”, “raw”, “heart touching” and “beautiful and achingly sad”

Photography by Images by Anderson