Dora Versus Picasso

Dora Versus Picasso

1935, PRE WORLD WAR II PARIS, A WORLD ON THE VERGE OF CHANGE

Overview

A Chance meeting between DORA MAAR, a young surrealist photographer and the World famous painter, PABLO PICASSO would change both their lives forever.
Already successful in her field, Dora is said to be a ‘tough cookie’ in a society where women have no vote and an art world where female artists can survive only as the nude model/mistress or muse of a male painter.
Picasso, who is reputed to be hard on women, finds Dora not only intriguing, but irresistible. The trauma and inner loneliness underlying his paintings and his cynicism is what draws Dora to this great Man, even to fall in love with him.
But as the strains of war increase, their relationship becomes increasingly fraught. Can they both emerge from their shattered relationship intact? How far is too far?

About Fractured Time Productions:
Fractured Time Productions is a new Production company created by Claire-Monique Martin, taking the conventions of theatre and film and breaking them into tiny pieces to bring a new and fresh outlook. The company primarily looks at eras and centuries gone past - drawing from new writing based on historical events, Shakespeare and his contemporaries, and New Translations of Ancient Greek Tragedies. Dora Versus Picasso is their debut show.

Age Recommendation: 12+

Critic reviews

As it is, Dora Versus Picasso is messy in its intentions and too aimless to stand on its feet

Broadway World

Date & time

Show ended
Tue 26 Nov - Sat 30 Nov, 7.30pm
Runtime: 1 hr 40 mins

Venue

153 Old Brompton Rd SW5 0LJ London, UK · Get Directions

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