Feel the love as great staging enlivens this well-written monologue about a cross-generational relationship.
“I’m afraid of the skin I’m in.” Quick out of the blocks in Soho Theatre’s reopening season is Amanda Wilkin’s Verity Bargate Award-winning debut play, Shedding A Skin. The run has socially distanced seating, but for those who can’t attend in person there will be a live-streamed performance on 15 July.
I was mesmerised by this time-hopping, Dublin-set urban poem – originally commissioned for a spoken word festival – which, over the course of ninety minutes, captures one day and a multitude of moments and feelings in the lives of three generations of an Irish family.
Citysong at the Soho Theatre is a beautifully written, poetic journey through time and space in Dublin.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, next Saturday 22 June 2019, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is at Soho Theatre for the premiere of Citysong, transferred direct from Dublin’s Abbey Theatre. Got any questions?
New drama about a desperate single mother is powerfully written and raises some disturbing issues.