Reclaim The F Word:
Works In Progress

supported by the Tom McGrath Trust

4th - 5th October 2013

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RECLAIM THE F WORD: A WEEK OF NEW WRITING + PERFORMANCE BY EMERGENT ARTISTS


Since June this year, Tron Associate Artist, Julia Taudevin and a handful of emergent and early career writers and theatre makers have been exploring feminism. This week will see the Tron Theatre and Vic Bar bubble with the energy of theatre makers of all genders and ages who share a drive to reclaim, redefine and re-energise the word feminism and it’s relevance to us all through the medium of theatre.

 

WORKS IN PROGRESS
 

FRIDAY 4th OCTOBER

Elsie & Marie Go To War by Diane Atkinson

An extract from a new play based on the true story of two women working in a first aid post on the front line during WW1.  Directed by Rosie Kellagher and with a cast including Clare Waugh and Pauline Lockhart.

 

it created and performed by Tom Pritchard

Following an unspecified violent event, it explores a response to masculinity reflecting themes of belonging, conscience and responsibility.

 

Blow Off by AJ Taudevin

Inspired by the life and activism of anarchist militant Ann Hansen, Blow off explores militancy and violence with a punk rock and comic book aesthetic. Created and performed by Julia Taudevin with the experimental punk sounds from musicians Howie Reeve (Friendly Demons) and Ela Orleans (Lost, Mars Is Heaven).

 

SATURDAY 5th OCTOBER

Wired by Lesley Wilson

An extract of a new play about a female soldier in Afghanistan, written and presented with the support of Playwright's Studio Scotland. Directed by Clare Duffy and with a cast including Selina Boyack and Pauline Lockheart.

 

Under the Bright Light by Mhairi Quinn

'...and if wan day you find yeh irny living the life you're proud eh, well...I hope you'll be brave enough to change it...' Such are the words repeating their way around Annie's head as she awaits the cue for her very first comedy gig. Directed by Mhairi Quinn and performed by Aileen Malone.

 

Jane Bond by Clare Waugh

James Bond meets Bridget Jones meets Glee = Jane Bond the musical. Directed by Morag Fullarton and written and performed by Clare Waugh, and featuring Gavin Mitchell.

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