Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman
Carnesky Productions Ltd
From a secret institute Dr Carnesky invites you to a marvellously menstrual lecture featuring spectacular witchy magic illusions. A revelationary romp into the ritual power of the last unmentionable taboo. Featuring amazing stars of UK's alt-cabaret scene! Drawing on the hidden power of a forgotten matriarchal past, this show scrutinises issues around fertility, body shame, ancient taboo and women's activism, reinventing menstrual rituals for a new era. Its time to reverse the curse! The revolution will be menstrual! Featuring Marisa Carnesky, Fancy Chance, Rhyannon Styles, MisSa Blue, H Plewis and Nao Nagai.
Age category: 14+
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Reviews & features
Festival City #8 | Are you surprised there's feminist theatre at the Fringe?22 Aug 2017
Writers and performers behind Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman, Mouthpiece and Perfectly Imperfect Women talk about the F word
In episode of eight of Festival City Gareth is joined by Dr Carnesky to talk reclaiming menstruation and cabaret in Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman. Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken, the writers and actors behind the play Mouthpiece, discuss…
Dr Carnesky's Incredible Bleeding Woman6 Aug 2017
A journey into a lost past, an alienated nature and a future reconciliation
Dr Carnesky may play ironically with her academic credentials – her activist cabaret is framed by a humorous lecture that roves across matters menstrual and magical – but The Incredible Bleeding Woman is a serious reclamation of female power.
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