The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea
  • Edinburgh Fringe

The Alien Chicken Remembers Galatea is inspired by John Lyly's pastoral comedy, Galatea. Lyly's Galatea follows two maidens, disguised as boys and sent away to escape Neptune's monster, to Diana's Woods. They fall in love, not realising their mutual secret until it's too late. Mofsec's deconstruction focuses on a society that systemically sacrifices young women to Gods and their monsters and where women have limited options for survival, none without a cost. Using female-focused storytelling, Mofsec challenges their ensemble to peel back the layers of oppression and systemic violence that impact all genders.