9 Feb 2014

Lashings of Whipped Cream - A Session with a Teenage Dominatrix

From Standing Room Only, 1:41 pm on 9 February 2014

Twenty years ago, Fiona Samuel dominated the stage in her play, Lashings of 'Whipped Cream - A Session with a Teenage Dominatrix'. During an hour in her bondage and discipline dungeon, Mistress Dominique shared the secrets of her profession with the audience as prospective clients. Now, the show is back, but with a twist. Mistress Dominique is played by teenage drag diva Rhubarb Rouge, the creation of performer Ricky Beirao. Performance, drag, B&D - all use the fluidity of identity and reality to do their work; the theatre isn't really a dungeon; Mistress Dominique isn't really a teenager. The actor isn't really a dominatrix. Justin Gregory talks identity and illusion with both Fiona and Ricky.

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