Demons of the Mind by Talia Pura
Demons of the Mind is the story of a woman in the throes of post-partum depression. Strongly influenced by her rigid fundamentalist religion, and without the support she needs, it escalates into psychosis. At the start of the play, she is in jail shortly after having killed five of her six children. Her lawyer tries to understand her and mount a defense for her trial.
Keywords: drama, chilling, 2-hander, dance, tragedy, fringe friendy
Year Printed: 2011
First Produced: 2008 at Pantages Playhouse, Winniipeg, MB.
Running TIme: 60 minutes
Male Cast: 1
Female Cast: 1