Mouthpiece

Traverse Theatre Company in association with HighTide present Mouthpiece, a frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another.

Mouthpiece

About Mouthpiece

5th Dec 2018 to 22nd Dec 2018
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Traverse Theatre
10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh West EH1 2ED
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Traverse Theatre Company in association with HighTide

Cause it’s all very well wanting to be a voice for the voiceless eh. Until you find oot the voiceless have a fucking voice and mibbe they might want tay use it.

Salisbury Crags. Twilight. A woman takes a step forward into the air. A teenage boy pulls her back. Two lives are changed forever.

Libby whiles away her days in New Town cafes and still calls herself a writer – but she’s not put pen to page for years. Declan is a talented young artist struggling with a volatile home life in Pilton. As they form an uneasy friendship, complicated by class and culture, Libby spots an opportunity to put herself back on track, and really make a difference.

She needs Declan’s story. In all its messy, painful detail.

But does she have the right to it?

When does poverty portrayal become poverty porn?

Often startling, sometimes shocking and threaded with unexpected humour, Mouthpiece takes a frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another, and examines whether it’s possible to tell someone else’s story without exploiting them along the way. Written by Fringe First winner Kieran Hurley and directed by the Traverse’s award-winning Artistic Director Orla O’Loughlin.

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Previews
Sat 1 & Tue 4 Dec, 8pm

Dates & Times
Wed 5 - Sat 22 Dec, 8pm
Thu 13, Sat 15, Thu 20 & Sat 22 Dec, 2.30pm
(No Mon or Sun performances)

Preview tickets
£10 / £8

Tickets
Full price £15
Standard concession £12
Under 30s / Student £10
Other concession £8

Matinee tickets
Full price £12
Standard concession £9
Under 30s / Student £9
Other concession £8

Ticket offer
Book for both Mouthpiece and The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven, and save 20%. The discount will apply automatically once you have the tickets in your basket.

Access performances
Relaxed performance: Sat 15 Dec, 2.30pm
BSL & Audio Described performance: Wed 19 Dec, 8pm (Touch Tour: 7.15pm)

Post-show Discussion
Thu 13 Dec, 8pm

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Mouthpiece are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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