“Hooked” is a play featuring seven of the most notorious and eccentric females in recent 20th Century history – Women hobbled by history, powerful men and strong liquor.
Performed by award winning actress Nicky Guadagni and based on a book of brilliant poems by Canadian poet Carolyn Smart, Professor of Creative Writing at Queens University, Hooked looks into the tumultuous lives of Myra Hindley, Unity Mitford, Zelda Fitzgerald, Dora Carrington, Elizabeth Smart, Carson McCullers and Jane Bowles
Outstanding Performance Nicky Guadagni …Dora Mavor Moore Award 2014/15
‘I completely lost track of the actor in this show. I was surfing a sea of feeling, an ocean of language, in a show so propulsive and plain old fashioned GREAT that there is hardly time to breath David Young (playwright)
Guadagni will leave you beguiled… Brilliant”. The Globe and Mail
Mesmerizing…..Makes for Compulsive Viewing….Guadagni is a Consummate Stage Performer…THE TIMES Alan Radcliffe (London UK)
What the audience is saying:
“Brilliant” “Captivating” “Stunning performance” “Amazing theatre”