Searching for Somebody

Irene Stephanou wrote and performed Searching for Somebody, directed by Clara Vaughan.

So Solo Searching for Someone

It is a delicate work, set in the True Elegance Dry Cleaners, where Agape Zevlarides (“Gaby” for ease for non-Greek speaking tongues) is the manageress.

The play deals with a woman who is reaching an age where she is likely to remain single and who has been diagnosed with a now visibly progressing multiple sclerosis.  She reflects on love, life and even a little on her illness. Despite the subject matter, it is never a depressing work and is simply filled with a rich variety of entertaining exchanges which make one sympathetic to the character and her problems.  The hour speeds by.

I saw this work as part of the inaugural So Solo Festival at Wits curated by Gita Pather in October 2014.

 

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