Meet Me at Dawn by Zinnie Harris at this year's Edinburgh International Festival
15 March 2017 ← return to listing
The Traverse is delighted to announce today our co-production
with the Edinburgh International Festival; Meet Me at Dawn, a new work by
Alongside a full #TravFest17 programme, this exciting production
will premiere at the Traverse as part of #EdintFest, and run
from 6 to 27 August 2017.
Two women wash up on a distant shore following a violent boating
accident. Dazed by their experience, they look for a path home. But
they discover that this unfamiliar land is not what it seems - and
that, though they may be together, they have never been further
Unflinchingly honest and tenderly lyrical, Meet Me at Dawn is a
modern fable exploring the triumph of everyday love, the mystery of
grief, and the temptation to become lost in a fantasy future that
will never be.
Inspired by Orpheus's desperate reclamation of his wife Eurydice
from the underworld, Meet Me at
Dawn is written by the award-winning playwright Zinnie
Harris and directed by the Traverse Theatre's Artistic
Director Orla O'Loughlin.
More infromation about Meet Me at Dawn can be
This production receives its world premiere at this year's
International Festival alongside two Zinnie Harris adaptations
- Oresteia: This Restless
House and Rhinoceros.
Tickets are currently available only from the Edinburgh
box office, and adhere to EIF's concession policies, fees and
Tickets for performances of this production will be sold from
the Traverse box office from late May, subject to availability.