The Waking Theatre in association with Jessie Anand Productions presents


Written by Mary Galloway

Directed by Julia Locascio

“I want an odyssey of tremendous desire where no act is taken for granted.”

Mary is looking for love. She is also trying to write a play about Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth-century mystic who experienced erotic visions of Jesus Christ – and then withdrew from the world to record them in her book Revelations of Divine Love. As Mary consults tarot readers and follows men in the street, she learns to be braver, wilder, truer… But, will she ever find a boyfriend?

MAGDALENE is an autobiographical piece from writer-performer Mary Galloway, directed by Julia Locascio. Combining live sound design with psychedelic projections, MAGDALENE is a surreal reflection on the most universal of human experiences: the search for connection.

This show is part of Arcola’s festival of outdoor art and performance, Today I’m Wiser. Explore the full programme → 

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