PREVIEW – Rosy Carrick – Musclebound

A feminist powerhouse examines all of our sexual secrets and techniques in a quest for a tortured beefcake, 80s motion, and uncooked sexual energy on the Fringe.

Discover all of the solutions in Musclebound from 3 August at Meeting Roxy, Downstairs. 

It’s secure to say Rosy Carrick sparked her sexual awakening early.

For the five-year-old Rosy witnessing live-action movie characters, like He-Man and Conan the Barbarian being stripped, crushed, and humiliated by their male antagonists sparked a secret obsession – and formed her erotic life endlessly. 

Now in her forties, with a string of disappointing relationships behind her, and her grown-up daughter leaving dwelling, Rosy has an opportunity to rewatch the outdated classics – and reignite the spark. 

Rosy Carrick
Rosy Carrick is Musclebound to look at all of our sexual secrets and techniques. (Picture provided with launch, credit score Andre Pattenden).

As soon as once more, He-Man has set Rosy on a mission to replenish her sexual energy. 

She is going to do something to search out the solutions – even when it means asking Dolph Lundgren and Arnold Schwarzenegger themselves.

Rosy says the play is about “attending to grips with my childhood ardour for watching these unbelievable scenes of hyper-muscular males being abused, and why that dynamic felt so highly effective”. 

Directed by Fringe First winner Katie Bonna, Musclebound merely takes a playful, however truthful have a look at sexual energy, feminine pleasure, and the politics and ideas that include it (sure, that features orgasm faking). 

Rosy Carrick is a author, actor, and translator. In her multi-award-winning play Passionate Machine, she was the world’s first feminine time-travelling physician. 

In 2018, her debut poetry assortment Chokey was printed. Its follow-up, 26 Letters, is due for launch subsequent yr. 

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On prime of all of it, this feminist explorer of sexual energy additionally has a PhD on the Russian revolutionary poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.

Musclebound forces Rosy to ask herself: what are the sexual classes we wish to move on to our daughters – and what will we nonetheless must be taught for ourselves?