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WINNER: Scotsman Edinburgh Fringe First Award, Irish Times Theatre Award for Best New Play, Adelaide Fringe Critics Circle Award, the Vertebra Summerhall Best Actor Award, and the Writers Guild of Ireland ZeBBie Award for Best Theatre Script
"Scorch is a gem in this year’s Fringe. An incredible experience, unforgettable, beautifully written and flawlessly performed. The standing ovation it received was rightfully deserved." Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
"Amy McAllister is utterly mesmerising" Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
Prime Cut Productions Present
Dates: 13 Feb - 03 Mar
Show Time: 7.45pm
Tickets: €16 - €18
Previews: 13, 14 Feb €14 (no performance Sat 17 Feb)
Post-Show Discussion: 20 Feb
Please note that due to the adverse weather conditions performances of Scorch have been cancelled for the following dates: Wednesday 28 February – Friday 2 March.
Scorch by Stacey Gregg is inspired by recent court cases dealing with gender fraud and gender politics.
A story of first love through the eyes of a gender-curious teen, Scorch examines how the human story often gets lost amidst the headlines.
This play is a new original work from Belfast playwright Stacey Gregg. It confronts ideological norms, which have for so long shaped our understanding and beliefs surrounding sexuality and gender.
Set in the round, Scorch explores the story of a teenager called Kes who is struggling with their gender identity. Kes explores their sexuality and gender by presenting as a boy who embarks on an intimate relationship with another girl, which leads to devastating effects both legally and personally.
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Recommended for ages 14+ or 12+ with parental guidance
Writer: Stacey Gregg
Directer: Emma Jordan
Cast: Amy McAllister
Set and Lighting Designer: Ciaran Bagnall
Sound: Carl Kennedy
Costume: Enda Kenny
Choreographer: Nicola Curry
Producer: Una NicEoin and Stephen Coulter
June 17 2019, at 01:10pm
Project Arts Centre is powered by creative ideas, critical thinking and debate. Artists and audiences are often first to forecast the future – for good and for ill. As we look to our future in an uncertain world, which is leaning towards populism, tokenism, and right wing conservative politics, we want to engage in a conversation about contemporary Ireland and the arts. We want to peel back the skin to see how artists are faring and examine the ways in which our arts community can reflect, mediate, challenge and shape our collective fate. Where does our future lie? As part…Read More
May 14 2019, at 11:31am
Upcoming Artist Talk event from Emma Wolf Haugh around her ongoing research will be presented later this year. Date and Location TBC. This event will present the artists research towards new work from Haugh in 2020 Domestic Optimism begins with the work and continually expanding legacy of the Irish-born, self-taught, modernist architect and designer, Eileen Gray. A considerable amount of attention has been given to Gray’s work in recent years but, more often than not, the queerness inherent in her life and design is sidelined or ignored. I am interested in what comes to bear on the construction of legacy and what…Read More