HER Productions presents

Vignettes 6

17th April 202424th April 2024

Vignettes returns in 2024 with six fresh new plays by female playwrights.

  • INTERESTING
    • Written by Alex Keelan, Directed by Jess Gough
    • Teenager Bo live streams a marriage counselling session on Zoom with new clients, where she pretends to be her therapist mum. Her plan to impress her mates and piss off her mum doesn’t turn out to be as hilarious as she thinks. 
  • GAINS
    • Written by nasima bee, Directed by Nikki Mailer
    • Ranad, a passionate and outspoken activist contemplates on accountability, misogyny and standing in her truth.
  • MAHARANI OF MANCHESTER
    • Written by afshan d’souza-lodhi, Directed by Gitika Buttoo
    • If the Godfather was a South Asian woman with morals.
  • BIRDS DON’T RUN, THEY FLY
    • Written by Lauren-Nicole Mayes, Directed by Laura Woodward
    • When nestlings leave their nest too early, they fly poorly, or not at all, because their wings are small and underdeveloped. BIRDS DON’T RUN. THEY FLY explores what it means to go. To flee. To fly…. THINK Asic trainers, the strava elite and shitty whey protein combined with the beauty of female friendship. Women AND birds of prey have many uncanny resemblances for the nest was NEVER a forever sort-a home. But when danger and love is involved, running is so much more difficult. 
  • ANATOMY OF DESIRE
    • Written by Obesi Osi-Iyere, Directed by Justina Aina
    • She hopes for success, she hopes for joy, she hopes for love.
  • RACE FOR LIFE
    • Written by Christie Mackie, Directed by Joyce Brannagh
    • On the day of a Manchester RACE FOR LIFE two runners collide, each with a different finish line in sight.
Prices

£16 Standard

£12 Concession

+ £1.50 transaction fee

Dates & Times

Tuesday – Saturday 19:30

Sunday 18:00

+ Saturday 14:30

Accessibility

BSL interpreted performance

Saturday 20th 19:30


Meet theCast and Creative team

nasima bee

(she/her)

Writer

Lauren-Nicole Mayes

(she/her)

Writer

Alex Keelan

(she/her)

Writer

afshan d’souza-lodhi

(she/her)

Writer

Obesi Osi-Lyere

(she/her)

Writer

Christine Mackie

(she/her)

Writer

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