The Dark Carnival – Citizens Theatre @ Tramway

A music and theatre spectacle, The Dark Carnival features sixteen performers and musicians, including BAA’s Natali McCleary, Ramesh Meyyappan, and Harry Ward.

The show tells the story of newcomers to the afterlife who discover that death is not actually the end. Incredulous at their continuity, they form their own necropolitan community where every night is party night: songs get sung, love gets made and whisky flows.

Created and performed by Vanishing Point and A New International, The Dark Carnival will transport audiences into an unexpected vision of the afterlife full of long-lost lovers, half-hearted ghosts, and songs.

The Dark Carnival will be presented at Tramway whilst the Citizens Theatre building undergoes an exciting two year redevelopment.

Runs from 19 February to 2 March

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TalkFest Perth

TalkFest Perth is Playwrights’ Studio Scotland’s public celebration of new writing in Perth, and features a host of Brennan Artists in rehearsed readings and public rehearsals.

Firstly, Simon Macallum‘s new play in development, A Single Good Hour, will be performed script-in-hand and directed by Cross Trust Young Director Award recipient Shilpa T-Hyland. The cast features Alison Peebles, David Rankine, Antony Strachan, Stephanie McGregor and Natali McCleary.

Then, Deirdre Davis will be performing in an open rehearsal of Lesley Wilson’s Lips That Touch Liquor, directed by Brennan Artist, Peter Arnott. Set in Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century, Lips That Touch Liquor is a tale of love, loss and sacrifice and tells the story of one woman’s determination to improve the lot of her family and those around her.

A Single Good Hour – Thursday 25 October – 7.30pm – Perth Theatre

Lips That Touch Liquor – Friday 26 October – 2pm – Perth Theatre

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