The Only Thing a Great Actress Needs is a Great Play and the Desire to Succeed


Two Mexican household servants get ready for the day ahead. They cook breakfast, wash, dance and tell stories. Could they ever do anything else?
The Only Thing a Great Actress Needs is a Great Play and the Desire to Succeed at Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Festival:CASA 2019
Starts: Thursday 18 July 2019
Closes: Friday 26 July 2019
Running time:1 hr 00 mins
Age suitability: 16+

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Synopsis


Two Mexican household servants get ready for the day ahead.


They cook breakfast, wash, dance and tell stories.


Could they ever do anything else?


Inspired by Genet's The Maids, The only thing a great actress needs … explores the fine line between humility and vanity and the female body in action.


Winner of several international theatre awards including Best Production at MESS Festival, Sarajevo.


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Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 18 July 2019

Closes:Friday 26 July 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 9‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 9‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 9‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 9‑30pm

Friday ‑ 9‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 9‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£20

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Cast


Diana Magallón

Maricarmen Ruíz


Creatives


Director: Dami├ín Cervantes
Production: VACA 35

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