Quiver by Anna Chatterton

Quiver, the solo show by Anna Chatteron.


Maddie’s sweet sixteen sister, Beatrice, is dating someone she shouldn’t. Their brassy single mom, Sheila, makes up with her ex-boyfriend again. So fourteen-year-old Maddie is left to fend for herself with nothing but her bow and arrow.
Sound Design by Michael Rinaldi.


Episode 1

Maddie’s sweet sixteen sister, Beatrice, is dating someone she shouldn’t. Their brassy single mom, Sheila, makes up with her ex-boyfriend again. So fourteen-year-old Maddie is left to fend for herself with nothing but her bow and arrow.
Sound Design by Michael Rinaldi.


Episode 2

Bea is having second thoughts about dating an older guy, Sheila realizes she hasn’t been home in a month, and Maddie is home alone on her birthday.

This solo show is performed by writer Anna Chatterton in front a microphone, creating and controlling an aural world for these three family members struggling to keep up.


Episode 3 – interview with Anna Chatterton

 

Anna is a playwright in residence at the Tarragon Theatre, Nightwood Theatre, and the National Theatre School of Canada. In our conversation, she discusses her work in opera, devising theatre with her company Independent Aunties, and the process she undertook to create her solo play Quiver.

Anna performs Quiver in front a microphone, creating and controlling an aural world for these three family members struggling to keep up. Music design is by Mike Rinaldi, and direction of the stage play was by Andrea Donaldson.