Mid Life Work In Progress Performances Keep On Wowing Audiences

Five women stand one behind another with their arms raised up. In the foreground, a woman with short bleached blonde hair and a golden sequin skirt look over her shoulder with a cheeky smile.
Screenshot of a feedback Tweet: "This was totally and utterly brilliant I laughed, cried, danced! Yes you can disco dance at the end if you want to. I did. It is coming to the Barbican next Feb and I am taking all you brilliant women to it #ThisIsNotAOneWomanShowPeople"

We are still buzzing from not the one but the two Mid Life work in progress performances we delivered this month! Following a successful Ferment Fortnight show in Bristol last July, we took the piece to High Tide festival in Aldeburgh on September 12th.

Following this, we made our way to Somerset to Lynne FranksHub at No.3 event where we performed snippets of the show to an all-female audience.

Audience members shared tips and thoughts about their own personal experience of the menopause, of which:

We Want To Hear About Your Experience

Saw the show and want to share your thoughts? Haven’t seen the show yet but want to share about your mid life experience? Speak up, we want to hear you! Tag @diversecity1 on Twitter and @DiverseCity1 on Facebook + #MidLife.

What’s Coming Next?

We need your support to take Mid Life on tour. We need to raise £10K to make it happen. Every little helps. If you can not afford to donate, please share this with your friends and family via the social media buttons at the top of this page. We will soon announce our first official performance dates. Follow us on social media to make sure you’re the first one to hear, and to get sneak peeks of show developments until then! Until then, why not check out Claire Hodgson’s “Peri Menopause Manifesto” here for some empowering tips.