Opening night of Autumn show: what the audience said
02 November 2012 ← return to listing
Orla O'Loughlin's Traverse directorial debut, The Artist Man and the
Mother Woman opened to a packed house last night, and has
already won praise from the audience and critics alike. The crowd
was buzzing with enthusiasm for Morna Pearson's tragicomic
exploration of small town life - here are just a few of their
"Beautiful, funny and very, very moving."
"Thoroughly entertainingly dark."
"A great piece of work."
Hear more of what the audience members had to say in this video.
The show has been impressing critics so far too, with early
reviews describing it as "fizzing with dark and twisted
energy" (The Stage) and lauding
Morna's "beautifully crafted script" (The Edinburgh
Reporter). Keep track of the latest reviews as they come in via
our Twitter and Facebook feeds, as well as
on the show page of the Traverse