Ovaryacting! is a devised ensemble performance that addresses the myths and taboos surrounding female menstruation. It was created and performed by a student cast of young girls through research they themselves conducted.
Lionel Wendt Theatre
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Running time – 30 mins
Language - English ; Sinhala
The show was produced by Methodist College, Colombo
This devised play was researched and created in three weeks by the students of Methodist College for the annual Interschool Drama Competition organized by Royal
College staged at the Lionel Wendt. The play won ‘Best Play’, ‘Best Original Script’, and ‘Best Supporting Actor’ at the competition.
The play was written and directed by Piumi Wijesundara.
A public performance of the play, with a post-show panel discussion mediated by the
students themselves was later staged at the Methodist College auditorium.
“Such a warm, witty, and wonderful way of dealing with a sensitive issue that spoke to students and parents alike.”
Mind Adventures Theatre Co.