by guest critic Amy Toledano
Fran wants to enjoy sex, and she is doing everything she can to do so. She is seeking medical help, staying up late googling possible solutions, getting “assistance” from her male friends and even attending Sex Camp. But nothing seems to work for her. And as much as she tries, people seem to tell her that its just not an urgent medical condition and she is made to feel like her issue is not important at all.
Totally relatable, (especially by women) this show is not only highly entertaining, but incredibly important. Bushe is not afraid to openly explore themes that are rarely seen in modern theatre, but normalises them, making everyone feel comfortable and understand that women enjoy and value sex just as much as men.
Brilliantly crafted and delivered this show is an absolute must-see.
Ad Libido runs through 25 February.
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