A Traverse Theatre Company and Raw Material co-production
It’s 1992. In a small town in Fife, a girl is busting out of her skin to get out into the world and see what's on offer. And an ad in the local paper declares: Band Seeks Singer.
Grunge has just gone global, scruffy indie kids are inheriting the earth, and a schoolgirl from Glenrothes is catapulted to a rock star lifestyle as the singer in a hot new indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t.
Based on her meticulously detailed, pull-no-punches teenage diaries, this is the true story of Cora Bissett’s rollercoaster journey from the girl she was to the woman she wanted to be.
Performing with a live band, directed by the Traverse’s award-winning Artistic Director Orla O’Loughlin (Meet Me At Dawn, Milk, Swallow), Cora (Midsummer) celebrates life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms, asking what wisdom we should pass on to the next generation – and which glorious mistakes we should let them make.
Fri 3 Aug, 7pm
Sat 4 Aug, 10am
Full price £15
Sun 5 – Sun 26 Aug
(No Mon Performances)
Full price £21.50
Standard concession £16.50
U30s / Students £15
Other concession £9.50
British Sign Language: Sat 18 Aug, 4pm
Audio Described: Thu 23 Aug, 10am
Running Time: 1h 25m approximately
Age Recommendation: 14+
Note: Strictly no latecomers
Part of the Made in Scotland 2018 showcase. Supported by Creative Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council.
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