How We Begin
Ebook, 68 pages ISBN: 9781788506595Publication Date:
2 Feb 2023
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
VAULT Festival, London, 2023

How We Begin

By Elisabeth Lewerenz

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  • VAULT Festival Award, OffFest Theatre Festival Awards - 2024

Helen and Diana are perfect for each other: they've both got good degrees, busy jobs and nice flats. There's just one small problem – Diana's got a boyfriend.

Elisabeth Lewerenz's play How We Begin is a tender exploration of love, queerness and identity. It was staged at VAULT Festival, London, in 2023, and won the VAULT Festival Award at the OffFest Theatre Festival Awards in 2024. An earlier version was staged at the King's Head Theatre, Islington, in 2019.

Also available in the volume Plays from VAULT 6.

Blog Post: Elisabeth Lewerenz (amongst other writers in Plays from VAULT 6) on the inspiration for her play, and what VAULT Festival means to her. Read on>>

Press Quotes

'A beautifully complex love story... poignant and incredibly witty... It's wonderful to see roles written for women that are so robust and real'

The Spy in the Stalls

'A thrust stage, a few throw cushions that actually get thrown, and lots of very very good writing. That's it. That's all it takes... taut and economical... such a delicate piece of theatre... sensationally effective'

Reviews Hub

'The rarest of rarities, a queer female love story... Well written, witty, Deftly comic with the ear of a stand-up... And beneath the comedy, a growing wistful note as the love-struck pair explore lesbian and queer truths'

Diva Magazine

'A tight and fun two-hander about a pair of idiosyncratic young women exploring the boundaries of their love and sexuality... Lewrenez's witty and moving script is filled with observations that had the house roaring with laughter'

Queer Review
Ebook,68 pages ISBN: 9781788506595Publication Date:
2 Feb 2023
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Elisabeth Lewerenz:

Plays from VAULT 6

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