Once There Was A Woman (New Zealand)
5 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2022
Once There Was a Woman is an evocative telling by a traveller on an epic journey to find her lost mother. Memories are traded for access to destinations, imagination is the fuel and a true telling is the final exit point from grief. Bittersweet, punctuated with humour, Once There Was A Woman uses physical theatre to reveal how extraordinary the ordinary is – it is a tale of kindness and letting go.
A tender and eloquent work that has been meticulously crafted, Once There Was A Woman, has much to offer its audiences. NZ Herald: March 2, 2017, Reviewed by Dione Joseph
Kayes is a charismatic performer...melding her adeptness with physical theatre with the poetry of her script. It’s a gentle, sensitive performance...filled with the wonder and ambiguity of Kayes’ work.
Theatre Scenes Blog: March 1, 2017, Reviewed by Andrew Parker.