“Purposeful and heart wrenching,” “emotionally charged,” “food for the soul” – audiences at VAULT Festival have been quick to praise Karen Bartholomew’s drama about the realities of adoption reunion, Giving Up Marty. Take a look at what they’re saying then book your tickets!
“It’s taken a massive amount of courage to even dare to do this.” Karen Bartholomew tells us why now was the right to to create her play exploring the realities of adoption reunion, Giving Up Marty. Read her fascinating interview, then book your tickets.
A play doesn’t emerge into the world fully grown. Take a look at the workshopping for Karen Bartholomew’s drama Giving Up Marty, which comes to the VAULT Festival in March. Book your tickets now.
The reality of a reunion with a birth parent is not a clear cut and euphoric as many a television show or film would have audiences believe. Karen Bartholomew’s spare and gutsy new play Giving Up Marty tells a more realistic tale when it comes to VAULT Festival later this year.
Mark Wilson’s two-hander You is constantly shifting with Kathryn O’Reilly and Stephen Myatt-Meadows slipping from one character to another, circling each other, sometimes with love, sometimes with hate, more often than not with both.
Michael, a typical New York City lost soul, is obsessed with Hamlet. He knows the play inside out and pours over every bit of scholarship he can find on it. His neighbourhood secondhand bookseller puts anything aside that he might be interested in and this time, he’s struck gold.