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“A welcome revival of a chilling piece of theatre”

The Drowning Girls: Winnipeg Fringe 2016

By  Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic

Bessie, Alice and Margaret have two things in common: they are married to George Joseph Smith, and they are dead.  Surfacing from the bathtubs they were drowned in, the three breathless brides gather evidence against their womanizing, murderous husband by reliving the shocking events leading up to their deaths.  Reflecting on the misconceptions of love, married life, and the not-so-happily ever after, The Drowning Girls is both a breathtaking fantasia and a social critique, full of rich images, a myriad of characters, and lyrical language.

A co-production with Creative Minds Productions

Winnipeg Free Press ReviewCBC Manitoba Review / CBC Manitoba Feature / Global News Feature

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Directed by:  Angelica Schwartz

Produced by: Erin Meagan Schwartz and Tatiana Carnevale

Costume and set design by: Sofia Luke

Projection design by: Chris Freeland

Sound design by: Davis Plett

Cast: Liz Whitbread, Johanna Burdon, and Emily Jane King

Stage managers: Katie Robinson-Hoppa and Darcy McAuley

Production photos by: Erin Meagan Schwartz