HASTINGS THEATRE FESTIVAL
“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction…”
A Room of One’s Own is a brand new stage adaptation of this seminal feminist work by Virginia Woolf, first presented as a series of lectures at the University of Cambridge in 1928, then published the following year.
Hastings Theatre Festival Artistic Director Heather Alexander both adapts the piece and plays Virginia Woolf as the author gives an illuminating lecture on the gender disparity in fiction, a literary tradition dominated at that time by men.
Jessica Morgan, Deputy Editor of The FACE
“As a huge fan of Virginia Woolf, I thoroughly enjoyed Heather Alexander’s A Room Of One’s Own, a play based on Woolf’s extended essays first published in 1929. Alexander’s electric performance was a powerful depiction of Woolf’s challenging words against the patriarchy and the social injustices women have long suffered for centuries. As both a playwright and actor, Alexander proves herself as an impressive talent that should never be ignored. VI cannot wait to see what else she has up her sleeve.”