Sex Waitress

Sex Waitress

Perform Sex Waitress, a play written and directed by Ellie Rowland-Callanan, in London, then as part of the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2018

£744 raised of £3,000 target 25 %
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This project is using Flexible funding and will receive all pledges made by 7:34pm 20th March 2018

The play is a frank, filthy, political comedy about female friendship and a feminist reaction to the alt-right and the #metoo harassment allegations, set in a near future dystopia.

It has a company of ten brave actors, comedians and writers, who are taking on controversial parts with courage and passion. We all believe in the play and want to share it with the world. 

The project is timely and our intention is to show it in London as a preview at The London Theatre, New Cross on Friday 6 April, before a long weekend run in Edinburgh at The Space between 3-5 August. But we need to raise funds to help the art happen.

If this is something you would like to see, and hear about, any donations you can offer are very welcome. Donors will receive news, updates and show tickets, as well as opportunities to get involved if they wish.

A brief summary is detailed below. There will be updates, videos and more in the coming weeks as we build up to the performance. 

It is the first of hopefully many plays that members of the company are writing, directing and performing in which tackle uncompromising subjects with fresh perspectives for audiences who are ready for open dialogue. 

2020. A group of friends from East London try to live without shame and stop a hoard of sex offenders, known as Keith’s, from destroying their world.

Sex Waitress is a dark comedy about women who live life on their own terms and try to do this without fear of abuse. They work to encourage less enlightened friends to do the same, but find that misogyny is entrenched in society. Day to day life demands interaction with those who seek to attack or shame them, or are complicit in this.

As one cast member puts it:

"Sex Waitress will make you laugh, cry, get scared, get aroused and maybe feel uncomfortable. What are you waiting for?"