TravFest18: Ulster American

TravFest18: Ulster American

Exploring consent, abuses of power and the confusions of cultural identity, Ulster American is confrontational, brutally funny and not for the faint of heart. Written by David Ireland, whose most recent play Cyprus Avenue won the James Tait Black Award 2017 and Best Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2017. Fri 3 – Sun 26 Aug.

TravFest18: What Girls Are Made Of

TravFest18: What Girls Are Made Of

1992. A schoolgirl becomes an indie music star, touring with Radiohead. Performed with a live band, this is the true story of Cora Bissett’s rollercoaster journey to become the woman she wanted to be. Directed by the Traverse’s award-winning Artistic Director Orla O’Loughlin. Sun 5 – Sun 26 Aug.

TravFest18: Meek

TravFest18: Meek

Penelope Skinner’s (Linda, The Village Bike) new play is a haunting vision of ruthless state control, tense friendships and one woman’s determination not to be broken. Presented by the exhilarating Headlong (People, Places & Things, This House) and directed by Amy Hodge, Meek is a tale which reflects on our own fraught times. Sun 5 – Sun 26 Aug.

TravFest18: Underground Railroad Game

TravFest18: Underground Railroad Game

Good morning, America! Welcome to Hanover Middle School, where a pair of teachers are getting down and dirty with today’s lesson. Going round after round on the mat of American history, the duo tackles race, sex and power politics in this R-rated, kaleidoscopic and fearless comedy. Sun 5 – Sun 26 Aug.

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Traverse Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter Programme 2018

16 Jul 2018

The Traverse Theatre today reveals its Autumn/Winter 2018 season, taking in a range of Traverse-produced work - including brand new and returnin ... read more

Ulster American: Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir’s Assistant Director Blog #2

10 Jul 2018

[4 minute read] #MeToo, grey areas and abuses of power. Assistant Director, Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir looks at the impact recent events have h ... read more

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