The Maids

Directed by: Benedict Andrews
Written by: Jean Genet (translations: Benedict Andrews, Andrew Upton)
Runtime: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Production year: 2013-2014
Original release: 2013-2014
Opening Night: August 06, 2014 (NYC Performance)
Other cast: Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert
Theatre: Sydney Theatre Company, New York City Center

ased on the true story of the infamous Papin sisters who brutally killed their employer and her daughter, Genet’s play delves into the rituals of the siblings Claire and Solange- played by Blanchett and Huppert- as they take turns playing both sides of the power divide and plot the demise of the domineering Madame (Debicki).