Part of VAULT Festival 2019
Waitress never thought she’d end up here, 32, clearing plates, taking orders. How did she get here? And what if this is it?
A story of pulling pints and sweeping floors - from a Saturday job refilling coffee cups in South Africa’s young rainbow-nation to a curry house in Camberwell nearly two decades later, we follow Waitress through a life well worked. The lovers, the friends, the adopted families and the terrible tips that made her.
This play is for generation side-hustle. The three jobs and shared flats and no property prospects. Work Bitch is a play about the work we do and how it defines us.
What do we really value? And are we working at it?
Age Guidance 12+
The strength of the piece lies in Siân's tragicomic spin on a life she sees as wasted on a job that's not guaranteeing her a future