NINE PARTS OF DESIRE

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'God created sexual desire in ten parts; then he gave nine parts to women and one to men.'

In Iraqi-American playwright Heather Raffo's new play, an Iraqi woman artist known for her daring use of the female nude, and rumoured affairs with men tied to the regime, paints into life an astonishing generation of women, exposing their radical, sexy and ultimately human stories.

'But I am good at being naked I mean, that's what I do, in secret.'

Nine Parts of Desire challenges both the rapidly changing Iraqi feminine identity and the western view of what such women must be thinking.

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Heather Raffo

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Guy Clark
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21 Oct
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21 Oct
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Anjana Vasan
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21 Oct
Just watched #AnAdventure by @VinayPatel at the @bushtheatre. The cast is terrific and the writing is bold, honest,… https://t.co/cqsdCHTNsg
Mathew Kollamkulam
@matt_thomk
21 Oct
It was the final performance of #AnAdventure last night & this production has totally overwhelmed how much I ever a… https://t.co/1OIBRbt4Pd
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@IngridBanerjee
21 Oct
Last day of @VinayPatel's extraordinary #AnAdventure @bushtheatre. Can't be there unfortunately, but here's some o… https://t.co/mP3I9MOS1g
Ed Clarke
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20 Oct

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