Gloria's Handbag

Starring Helen Moulder

1st June 2017


Gloria’s Handbag, A solo play starring Helen Moulder

Directed by Sue Rider

A modern, magical mystery with music from The Magic Flute.

“It’s imperative to have a good handbag when you’re on the way out.”

It is 2021 in Nelson and Gloria, aged 97, hasn’t long to live. Her son Craig is pushing her to move to a “retireville” but she wants to die in her own home.

On a whim, Gloria buys an extraordinary designer handbag. This purchase sets off a series of unusual events which transform Gloria’s remaining days and enable her to send a message to the future.

Written by Helen Moulder and Sue Rider
(Meeting Karpovsky, Playing Miss Havisham); 
handbag design by Gillie Coxill;
First production – Circa Theatre, Wellington
(March 2014)


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