Period, by Amy Atkins, Directed by Iris Henderson, For Ephemeral Theatre, Globe Theatre, Palmerston North, July 5-6. Reviewed by Richard Mays. Pad up and face reality – no, nothing to do with World Cup Cricket. That only happens every four years. This is about a deal that directly and indirectly affects most of the adult population … Continue reading Merry menstrual clowning-influenced shows a reality of biology–Review by Richard Mays
I wish I had seen this show when I was 11. I got my first period in a McDonald’s bathroom the night before my first day at my new school. I dreaded the next day. My pad felt like a big nappy and I thought everyone could tell I was wearing one. Amy Atkins and … Continue reading period. Review by Lizzie Murray
Amy Atkins greets everyone at the door of the Random Stage at BATS and hands them a menstrual cup. We are asked to return these at the end of the show (damn!). Once we’re in our seats, the sweet childhood exploration of menstruation begins! period. follows the story of Karla, a young (her age is … Continue reading EVERYONE DESERVES TO SEE THIS – PERIOD.
‘period.’ has its second season at BATS Theatre the 19th-23rd of March as part of the New Zealand Fringe 2019. In preparation Amy, founder of Ephemeral Theatre and writer of ‘period.’, is trying out some of the products featured in the performance! Hannahpad sent us three pads for ‘period.’ and three pads for Amy to … Continue reading SERIOUSLY SOFT! – Hannahpad REVIEW
Amy Atkins’Period.The Darkroom Review date: 11/10/2018 I know Amy, the writer, director and performer of this play about menstruation. We’ve been in a writer’s group together and she pops up all over the place in different creative roles. Despite this, I felt like her show Period. was going to be bloody disgusting and very awkward. … Continue reading REVIEW: PERIOD. – THE DARKROOM