Goth Weekend

The McCarthyTheatre

A funny and provocative play is about who we are and what we pretend to be...

Credits:

Presented by Stephen Joseph Thearte Company and Live Theatre
Written by Ali Taylor
Directed by Paul Robinson
Designer: Helen Coyston
Lighting Designer: Tigger Johnston
Sound Designer: Paul Stear
Casting Director: Sarah Hughes CDG

Price: £25 - £10

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14 September - 7 October 2017
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WORLD PREMIERE
Presented by Stephen Joseph Thearte Company and Live Theatre


Goth Weekend
tells the story of a girl growing up in a town where being different is difficult, where conforming is the norm. Mum’s no longer around and dad has started dating a bit too soon. Worst of all he’s dating Belinda, a Goth who looks like a vampire and has her purple hearse parked on the drive. No, worst of all he’s started dressing like one…

Set on the lead-up to Whitby Goth Weekend this funny and provocative play is about who we are and what we pretend to be - and why twice a year in North Yorkshire people dress up like Dracula. Dead good!

★★★★ 
“Poignantly funny…grittily poetic and thrillingly imaginative”
The Times on Ali’s Cotton Wool which won the Meyer Whitworth Award.

★★★★★ 
“A dazzling display of dramatic virtuosity”
Time Out (Critic’s Choice) on Ali’s Overspill.


Signed performance (SLIP): Friday 22 September, 7.45pm
Audio Described performance: Saturday 23 September, 2.45pm
Relaxed performance: Thursday 28 September, 1.45pm


"I’m delighted to be introducing Ali to a Scarborough audience. He has written this play especially for us after falling in love with the town.”
Paul Robinson, SJT Artistic Director

Age guidance:
12+

dates

14 September 2017, 7.15pm

15 September 2017, 7.45pm

16 September 2017, 2.45pm

16 September 2017, 7.45pm

18 September 2017, 7.45pm

19 September 2017, 7.45pm

20 September 2017, 7.45pm

22 September 2017, 7.45pm

23 September 2017, 2.45pm

23 September 2017, 7.45pm

26 September 2017, 7.45pm

27 September 2017, 7.45pm

28 September 2017, 1.45pm

28 September 2017, 7.15pm

29 September 2017, 7.45pm

5 October 2017, 7.15pm

6 October 2017, 7.45pm

7 October 2017, 2.45pm

7 October 2017, 7.45pm

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funded by
Arts Council England
Whitby-Scarborough-Filey Borough of Scarborough