Sydney Watt

Sydney Watt

Plays

  • JUDITH: a deuterocanonical fable
    The Book of Judith didn’t make it into the Bible. A dark comedy based on the apocryphal text, 'JUDITH: A Deuterocanonical Fable' reimagines the story in a transhistorical, anachronistic context, at the same time exploring feminine sexual agency. Part-reality, part-myth, the play chronicles the journey of Judith and her maidservant Polly as they seek to right wrongs in this tale of vengeance, or...
    The Book of Judith didn’t make it into the Bible. A dark comedy based on the apocryphal text, 'JUDITH: A Deuterocanonical Fable' reimagines the story in a transhistorical, anachronistic context, at the same time exploring feminine sexual agency. Part-reality, part-myth, the play chronicles the journey of Judith and her maidservant Polly as they seek to right wrongs in this tale of vengeance, or perhaps justice? After all, which stories do we legitimize and choose to keep?