Responses to Key Change from Low Newton women
Read some of the brilliant responses to the performance of Key Change by women in HMP YOI Low Newton to their peers:
"I didn’t expect what I saw. I was overwhelmed and brought close to tears a few times. I am a woman who has been a victim of domestic violence and I am elated at your efforts in this cause. Well done everyone involved. You were amazing. Good luck in your future plans, my love and best wishes go with you."
"Powerful, dramatic, amazing and emotional. Should be shown on prime time TV. The women gave a brilliant performance. Couldn’t tell who were the professionals and who were amateurs."
"I was moved to tears throughout the performance. Laughed on some occasions as well. It was a very moving emotive piece and very true to many women’s experiences. I would have paid to see it at the theatre. Thank you and congratulations on an amazing work."
"It was fantastic and heart wrenching. I was teary eyed."
"Very hard hitting. Well acted. Good performance. Overall needs more things like this to make people understand how soul destroying men can be."
"The storyline was true to life. The women acted it out as real as it happened to me. Thank you ladies for your brave performance."
"Very emotional and really well acted."
Critics Pick "a moving, intimate and superbly acted drama about women’s lives in a British prison"★★★★ "Exquisite... Singing with an everyday poetry as if the devising process had unlocked a waterfall of creativity"
★★★★★ "A touching, empowering work that hits the hat-trick of great script, direction and performance"
"Open Clasp is truly a treasure of the north east that must be supported and encouraged to become a treasure of the nation"
"Open Clasp have the balls, the brains and above all, the sense of humour, to tackle issues in a fresh and beguiling way"
"Open Clasp’s work shows a grass roots radicalism and genuine commitment, coupled with professionalism"