Candy Bowers as One and Nancy Denis as Ursula in One the Bear. In the current season at Arts Centre Melbourne, Ursula is played by Ashleyrose Gilham. Photo: Hana Schlesinger.
‘When was the last time you saw two black women as best friends in a play?’ asks actor and activist Candy Bowers.
‘It seems like a fucking simple concept, right, but that does not happen on our stages, and certainly not written and directed and created by black women, right?’