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Lashings of whipped cream, 1993 (3rd of 3)

Lashings of whipped cream, 1993

Subtitled A session with a teenage dominatrix, Fiona Samuel's Lashings of whipped cream was first performed at Circa Theatre in Wellington in September 1993. Playing Mistress Dominique, Samuel appears on this poster for the production. Her play was subsequently performed throughout New Zealand and overseas. In 2014 a production opened in Melbourne, Australia, with drag artist Rhubarb Rouge as Dominique. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-CIRCA-1993-01

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How to cite this page:

Murray Edmond, 'Plays and playwrights - Social issues on stage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Murray Edmond, published 22 Oct 2014