“I spend the night in an officer’s barracks, where no woman has ever set foot.”
In the darkest recesses of Ukraine, a war is raging.
A journalist takes a research trip to the front line.
Teenage girls wait for soldiers on benches.
A medic mourns her lover killed in action.
Heart-breaking, powerful and bitterly comic accounts of what it is to be a woman in wartime.
“A body without a head in a body bag just doesn’t turn me on.”
Natalya Vorozhbyt is the leading Ukrainian playwright of her generation and has worked with the Royal Court since 2004. Bad Roads is translated by Sasha Dugdale and will be directed by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone.
International Playwrights: A Genesis Foundation Project’.