By Mary Anne Butler. Lab Kelpie. fortyfivedownstairs. 15 -25 November 2018.
Broken plays with time, coincidence and consequence. Events play out of chronological sequence enabling juxtapositions of their emotions. The audience must hold the pieces in mind – until they come together in a moving and satisfying whole.
An horrific car accident isn’t a plot point: it’s dramatised in all its physicality, terror and pain. An abortion isn’t a plot point; it too is dramatised, heightened by the graphic language that describes it, in its agony and regret.