21:30, Tue 1st – Sat 5th February 2005 at Corpus Playroom
Lent Week 2
In a sordid bedsit, a prostitute welcomes a client. So it seems. But what is he really looking for? And what does she really want from him? When they are joined by a second man, more questions are raised - is he just another client, a lover, or a brutal rapist? Dwelling on a passing sweetness and descending into dark demanding self-investigation, through warmth and sentimentality, flirtation, make-believe and confession, "The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady" is a modern-day morality play which explores the blurred lines between love, dependence and psychotic attachment.
Following the success of Cross Road Blues at the ADC in Michaelmas 2003, "The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady" is David Hall's second play as writer/director.