Sylvie Mae Baldwin's original solo show chronicles a quirky and strong-willed girl’s eight-year battle with anorexia nervosa. More…
Inspired by the playwright/performer's own life, this one-person play sparks discussion about this insidious disease. Enlisting the help of famous women throughout history who also suffered from either anorexia or bulimia, the young protagonist challenges the stigmas and stereotypes that surround eating disorders. Every performance is followed by a post-play discussion.
for a previous production "The show packs a lot into a short amount of time. It’s peppered with insight into the mind of someone who struggles with food. Emotions are raw, and although intense moments can be uncomfortable, it’s hard to look away...Since the show portrays a highly personal experience, it may not be as accessible as it could be. Baldwin’s performance is certainly authentic and conveys the struggle that comes with an eating disorder, but it can be unclear at times what motivates her actions." Full Review
Get alerts about your favorite artists and theater companies