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The Broken Slipper


  • Playlovers Hackett Hall, Draper Street Floreat, WA Australia (map)
Ursula Johnson as grandma and Sophie Prober as Cinderella in The Broken Slipper.

Ursula Johnson as grandma and Sophie Prober as Cinderella in The Broken Slipper.

Presented by Out of the Bag Productions at Playlovers Theatre in Floreat, The Broken Slipper is a black comedy about Cinderella facing the Fairytale Tribunal after breaking the rules by not marrying Prince Charming. Also featuring Red Riding Hood’s grandma, a menopausal Snow White and Hansel and Gretel’s wicked witch, the play picked up a swag of awards at the 2014 Dramafest (the annual state drama festival), including best new writing, director and overall production.

Cinderella appears before The Fairytale Tribunal because she has broken the rules by refusing to marry Prince Charming and fleeing her story. Mayhem and hilarity reign as Cinderella's tale unfolds and her fate is decided. Order is disrupted and fairytales are smashed to smithereens. Will anyone live happily ever after?

The Broken Slipper was originally written by Yvette Wall as a flash drama in 2011 and performed with an all female cast of four. In The 2014, Yvette revisited the piece and added Prince Charming, giving it a new one-act status.

Through the dramatic antics of these wonderful fairytale characters, who are more than familiar to us all, this work touches on the struggle between 'keeping it real' and 'playing the part'  Like them, we all want to 'live happily ever after' but at what price? What is our story and who writes it for us?

The show picked up a swag of awards at the 2014 Dramafest (the annual state drama festival), including best new writing, director and overall production. The Broken Slipper plays at 8.45pm February 19, 20, 21 and 22 with a 3.15pm matinee February 22.

 

THE DETAILS 

  • WHEN: 8.45pm, 19 - 22 February 2015
  • WHERE: Playlovers, Hackett Hall, Draper Street (off Underwood Avenue), Floreat, WA
  • COST: $20
  • BOOKINGS: Click here

 

FURTHER INFORMATION 

For more information you can visit the Fringe World bookings webpage or the Facebook Event Page.

Later Event: February 19
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