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Glasgow Girls – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: David Greig Director: Cora Bissett Composer: Cora Bissett Reviewer: Ciara L. Murphy “You can’t change everything, but you can change something.” Glasgow Girls opens at the Abbey Theatre this week amid a sea of ongoing controversy surrounding programming at Ireland’s National Theatre. Glasgow Girls is not exactly a typical Abbey production, so does it deserve its place on Ireland’s national stage? ...

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Glasgow Girls – Liverpool Playhouse

2017 UK Tour of The Glasgow Girls

Director/Composer: Cora Bissett Reviewer: John Roberts “Wee, sleekit, cow’rin, tim’rous beastie, O, what a panic’s in thy breastie! Thou need na start awa sae hasty, Wi’ bickering brattle! I wad be laith to rin an’ chase thee, Wi’ murd’ring pattle! In a post-Brexit state, the plight of the Glasgow Girls seems just as timely now as it was over a ...

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Glasgow Girls – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: David Greig Composers: Cora Bissett, The Kielty Brothers, Patricia Panther &MC Soom T Director: Cora Bissett Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Glasgow 2005, and the city and its high rise blocks have become home to a diverse range of asylum seekers. Drumchapel High School has become the focus for the children of these asylum seekers, but it’s a world where night-time ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that ...

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NEWS: The Citizens reveals its innovative 2014 season

With 2014 set to be a landmark year in Glasgow and Scotland’s history, Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill has programmed a season of works which put Glasgow and its citizens centre-stage, alongside new productions of classic texts that have become his signature style since taking up his post in 2011. Headlining the season is a bold and bawdy new ...

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NEWS: The Triumphant Glasgow Girls Returns for Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme

The National Theatre of Scotland is delighted to announce that, following its world premiere at the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow in 2012, and a successful run at Theatre Royal Stratford East, London in 2013,Glasgow Girls,the modern Scottish musical based on a real-life political campaign started by a group of teenage girls from the city, is returning to the Citizens next ...

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Glasgow Girls – Theatre Royal Stratford East, London

Book: David Greig Music &Lyrics: Cora Bissett, Sumati Bhardwaj, Patricia Panther, Kielty Brothers Director: Cora Bissett Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] David Greig and Cora Bissetts’s Glasgow Girls, packs a powerful political punch, while firmly holding its tongue firmly in its cheek. Telling the true story of a group of 15 year old friends forced together in 1995, when the government ...

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