Sue Ingleton, award-winning writer, actor, director and stand-up comedian has created an hilarious and passionate play which throws two mature–aged housewives, keen on expanding their minds, together to explore Hamlet’s incriminating line: “Frailty, thy name is woman”! This is an explosive look at Shakespeare’s most well-known play through female eyes. Shakespeare gets threaded through 21st century dilemmas. Will answering machines end up ruling the world- will we ever speak to a real person again? When Gn’T versus Liquorice Tea you'll find it's not that hard to become an intellectual!
 And if someone wants to invent gluten-free sex, why not? How I learnt to be a feminist whilst shampooing a stranger's hair.

Barb could've been a standup comic if only she had let go of the vacuum cleaner. Annie's sacrificed just about everything and still smiles- how does she do that? Write an essay on 'Frailty thy name is Woman'?
 - Bugger Hamlet and Mel Gibson! What did bloody Shakespeare ever do for us?
 In true Shakespearean fashion, along with the laughs comes the life-changing, gut -wrenching ending!

Take a roller coaster ride to where the rails end! If you think you know anything about ‘Hamlet’ and Women- you’d better not miss this!
 Running time 75 minutes. No interval.

  • drama/comedy
  • 75
  • 2 total
  • 2 female identifying
  • 18+
  • young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre





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