written by Arthur Holden
From October 18th 2016 to November 6th 2016
Director: Diana Fajrajsl
Creative team: Cassandre Chatonnier (Set Design), Cassandre Chatonnier (Costume Design), Eric Mongerson (Lighting Design), Andrew Scriver (Sound Design)
Starring: Brett Watson, Gitanjali Jain, Shawn Campbell and Susan Glover
Bobby Lyons is in trouble. During a quarrel, he inadvertently broke the arm of his girlfriend Filo. Now he must undergo court-ordered counselling with Eleanor, a psychiatrist who has issues of her own with her lover Frederick. A chance encounter changes everything.
Battered: a story of violence, redemption and the unending complications of love.
JIM BURKE, SPECIAL TO MONTREAL GAZETTE
Published on: October 21, 2016 | Last Updated: October 21, 2016 12:27 PM EDT
There's boldness in the premise of Arthur Holden's latest play, Battered, which is being produced by Infinithéâtre after receiving a staged reading, complete with a volatile talk-back session, a couple of years back. It’s a jaunty comedy about a domestic abuse incident in which a man inadvertently breaks his girlfriend’s arm, then refuses to obey a court order to stay away from her. Bristling yet?
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