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A mischievous look at the existential crisis of motherhood - award-winning Popelei (Manuelita) return to take you on an exhilarating journey through the guilt and the glory of one woman going her own way

6th Mar 2020
7.30pm | £12 (£10 conc.)

So what do you do when you’ve made the brilliant decision NOT to have children and then, at age 35, you find yourself pregnant? Answers on a postcard, please. A mischievous look at the existential crisis of motherhood. Award-winning Popelei return to the stage to take you on an exhilarating journey through the guilt and the glory of one woman going her own way. Featuring blisteringly honest confessions, vibrant dance theatre and one extremely knocked up performer.

“A performance as dynamic as its title suggests… That captures the blizzard of feelings parents have for their as-yet-unborn children.”
Guardian

“Simply brilliant.”
Forge

“A hilarious, moving, tragic and heart-warming piece of theatre…one not to be missed.”
★★★★★ Three Weeks on Manuelita

“A wonderful, warm performance that will have you leaving on a high.”
★★★★ The Stage on Manuelita

Popelei is an arts organisation based in Bristol. We make award-winning performance work which we tour across the UK and Latin America. We produce The Popelei Naked Podcast and curate new alternative arts festival PAPAYA Fest. We were awarded the Three Weeks Editors Award (Top Ten Shows of the Fringe), were runner- up two years in year at the LUKAS Awards for Best Theatre Production and were shortlisted for the Naseem Khan Commission.

Age restriction: 14+ (contains strong language and adult themes)
Running Time: 55 mins (no interval)
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