Shield Maiden 

Written and Performed by Melanie TeichroebCanada

Thu 10/31 7:30pm

drama, comedy, 60 min.

Funny. Sexy. Fierce. Unapologetic! Warrior and motivational speaker Ingrid reveals the untold truth about Viking shield maidens. This 10th-century TED Talk is a clarion call that empowers women to claim their inner warrior and invites men to be allies in today's #MeToo battle for equality. Gender bias, trauma and sexual freedom are handled with irreverence, empathy and humor. Director: Nicolle Nattrass. Production Manager: Sandy Cumberland. Fight Director: R Robinson Wilson. Intro Voice: Dave Pettit. Additional Voice Tracks: Paul Tedeschini. Costume Design: Dianna Bonder. Show image by Josef Jacobson. Recommended for: adults only (not suitable for children), theatre community, LGBTQ community, feminists, women leaders, women in politics and business, women warriors, #metoo movement, women’s studies, Vikings, historians. Links: show, video, facebook, twitter, instagram, related, related2, related3.

2019 United Solo is the world’s largest solo theatre festival, currently in its 10th anniversary season. All shows are staged at Theatre Row: 410 West 42nd Street, New York City. TICKETS, with a price of $45 (plus a $2.25 Theatre Restoration Charge) are available at the Theatre Row Box Office and online through Telecharge at You may also call Telecharge at 212-239-6200. When placing your reservation, please provide: the FESTIVAL name (United Solo Theatre Festival), the name of THEATRE (Theatre Row – The Studio Theatre), and the specific DAY and TIME of SHOW you would like to see.