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The award-winning tale of a bereaved woman struggling to come to terms with rural living, who begins to stick rigorously to her lists until this ritual introduces a new set of troubles.
Set in Québec, The List is an award-winning story of a woman struggling to adjust to rural life. Increasingly isolated, she keeps life in order through obsessive list making. As her marriage struggles she befriends Caroline. When Caroline requests a favour she adds it to her list. The difference between remembering to do it, and neglecting to take it seriously, becomes the difference between life and death.
This Fringe First and Herald Angel Award winning masterpiece of modern storytelling features an acclaimed performance by Maureen Beattie.
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Reviews & features
The List13 Aug 2012
Maureen Beattie delivers this bleakly poignant dramatic monologue from Stellar Quines
In 1916, American playwright Susan Glaspell wrote a one-act piece, Trifles, about two women using their intimate knowledge of the domestic sphere to hide clues right under the noses of a group of men investigating a murder. It may be nearly a century…
Stellar Quines' The List, starring Maureen Beattie, examines the female condition28 Jul 2012
Fringe show charts story of bereaved woman struggling to come to terms with rural living
Actress Maureen Beattie is talking about cake. Not in the way that most women do, about trying to resist temptation, but more about how baking and decorating can be a creative experience. It is a symbol of domestic prowess, but also an outlet for…