Picasso’s Women

Written by Brian McAvera
Three women Immortalised
by one man,
Picasso
Patrons    Dame Judi Dench, Toyah Willcox, Prof. Elizabeth Cowling, Guy Portelli, Niall Fairhead, Riflemaker

Picasso's Women On Tour 2019 and into 2020!

We are pleased to announce the return of Picasso's Women, confirmed at venues and events in 2019 and 2020. Tickets are currently on sale for the following venues:

EMF Studio Theatre, Tonbridge

28th June 2019, 19:30
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Dorchester Arts, Dorchester

30th June 2019, 19:00
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The show will also be appearing at the 2019 Benenden Arts Festival on Saturday 29th June, please email us for more information info@picassos-women.co.uk

Next year on February 7th 2020, we will be visiting the glorious shores of Derwentwater in the Lake District to make an appearance in the Studio of the Theatre by the Lake, Keswick. We hope to have two or three venues confirmed to form a Northern Tour schedule. Details to be announced soon.

We are pleased to welcome actress Lucy Hunt to the cast and also are delighted that artists Rebecca Fontaine-Wolf and Irene lees will be providing stunning artwork inspired by the show for the tour.

"Everything you can imagine is real." Pablo Picasso

Picasso’s Women Latest News

London Performances of Picasso's Women alongside Specially Curated Artwork wonderful received by audiences

After nearly two years in the making it is hard to believe that we have achieved so much. The London performances of ‘Picasso’s Women’ were further bought to life by being staged at Gallery Different, London, surrounded by beautifully curated artwork by some superbly talented female artists. We thank Rebecca Fontaine-Wolf and Karina Philips for bringing together such a wonderful collaboration of work. The reviews speak for themselves which given the short run of just 5 public performances is testament to the work input from all the team. We thank all those who have helped make this project happen.


Picasso’s Women returns from a hugely successful two week run at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018

Picasso's Women appeared at The Fruitmarket Gallery for the final two weeks of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018 thanks to your support.

A tall order given that it was the first major Fringe Production performed at the gallery, Flying Elephant Productions first ever venture at the Festival and the last two weeks is notorious for ticket sales and reviewers slowing up after the sheer exhaustion of the first two weeks!

But we ‘Made the Impossible Possible’!


Thank you, Dame Judi Dench!

Picasso's Women are honoured to have Dame Judi Dench as a patron of our theatre production. She joins our other fantastic line up of patrons who each bring unique and vital support to the show. Tickets are selling fast so be sure to book yours by clicking on the booking links above.

Also listen to our Podcast Series now on Anchor "Picasso's Women - The Road to Edinburgh and Beyond!"


Picasso's Women tours to Edinburgh in a Smart Car!

Watch the video of how to fit our entire tour set, sound, lighting, costumes, props, wigs and suitcase in a Mercedes Smart Car!

About

‘Picasso’s Women’ premiered at the National Theatre, London in 2000. A series of monologues/confessionals written by Brian McAvera and published by Oberon books, the play featured went on to sold-out performances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a UK-wide tour.

Production Photos

View our Flickr photostream to see some of our most recent production photos. © Matt Hayward, 2019.

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"Wow! Strong show, strong women! Well done!"
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"Excellent performances by all three, good performance space. Right amount of humour and emotion. Congratulations to you all."
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"An enlightening production, shedding some much needed light on male, I suppose celebrity and their relationships with women"

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