Friday, December 2

Tag: Sister Radio

<strong>Sister Radio – Traverse Theatre</strong>

Sister Radio – Traverse Theatre

43 Years in 80 minutes – Sister Radio has the silence speak volumes. The sinister silence between sisters or the ignorant silence of a nation. Sister Radio skilfully explores themes of familial bonds and displaced families during its short runtime.  The story follows a tale of two Iranian sisters. They live the same routine day in and day out – making coffee, reading tea leaves, and listening to the radio. When the audience is first introduced to them, they are elderly and stuck in an everlasting silence – never talking to one another. Once the global lockdown has taken affect, the sisters are forced to grapple with their past and remember the sins that changed their relationship forever. Often shifting from the present to the past, we see how the sisters initially came to l...