Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9780369100276Publication Date:
27 Feb 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£22.99
First Staged:
Toronto, 2017


By Diane Flacks

Paperback £22.99

Can you be a feminist and a believer? Or should women abandon religion?

Four female panellists face off in a wild, whip-smart televised debate about the intersection of religion and misogyny. There's Maryam, a progressive Muslim lawyer; Yehudit, an Orthodox Jewish spiritual leader; Liz, a lesbian antitheist pundit; and Margaret, an excommunicated nun.

As they wrestle with themselves and with each other, they each have a buried secret to confront: a crisis of faith that underpins everything they think they believe in.

Diane Flack's play Unholy delves into the deepest, most private struggles that tear us apart, and make us who we are. It's about having the courage to take a leap of faith, and to embrace love. What is more holy than that?

Unholy was premiered by Nightwood Theatre at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto, in January 2017.

Press Quotes

'Unholy is a remarkably funny and intellectually stimulating play about feminism, religion and tolerance and serves as a balm to all the hate-based discussion of these topics one encounters nowadays in all forms of media'

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Paperback,80 pages ISBN: 9780369100276Publication Date:
27 Feb 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£22.99
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