1994. An expectant mother stares at a crack in the wall.
2018. A lost daughter stares at her reflection.
What does a mother owe her daughter? And what does a daughter owe her mother?
i will still be whole (when you rip me in half) is a poetic interlinking of monologues devoted to family, inherited trauma and the essential violence of whiteness.
Ava Wong Davies is a playwright who is interested in writing for and about ethnic minorities in work that is confrontational, poetic, and political. She is also a theatre critic who writes for Exeunt Magazine and The Stage. She is currently part of the Soho Theatre Writers Lab 2018-19.
Writer: Ava Wong Davies
Director: Helen Morley
Producer: Emily Rosannah Davis
Lighting Designer: Ben Kulvichit
Dramaturg: Clara Potter-Sweet
Sound Designer: Amanda Fleming
Joy: Kailing Fu
EJ: Rosa Escoda