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Meet Me At Dawn
Two women wash up on a distant shore following a violent boating accident. Dazed by their experience, they look for a path home. But they discover that this unfamiliar land is not what it seems – and that, though they may be together, they have never been further apart.
Unflinchingly honest and tenderly lyrical, Meet Me at Dawn is a modern fable exploring the triumph of
everyday love, the mystery of grief, and the temptation to become lost in a fantasy future that will never be.
Inspired by Orpheus’s desperate reclamation of his wife Eurydice from the underworld, Meet Me at Dawn is written by the award-winning playwright Zinnie Harris and directed by the Traverse Theatre's Artistic Director Orla O’Loughlin.
This production receives its world premiere at this year's International Festival alongside two Zinnie Harris adaptations – Oresteia: This Restless House and Rhinoceros.
- Audio Described:15 Aug 1.15pm
- Running time:1hr 25mins approx (no interval)
- Captioned:15 Aug 1.15pm
- BSL interpreted:8 Aug 7pm
Supported through the
Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund
A co-production between the Traverse Theatre Company and Edinburgh International Festival
Zinnie Harris Writer
Orla O'Loughlin Director
Fred Meller Designer
Simon Wilkinson Lighting Designer
Danny Krass Composer / Sound Designer
Fiona Mackinnon Assistant Director (Supported by the Federation of Scottish Theatre with funding from Creative Scotland)
Neve McIntosh Robyn
Sharon Duncan Brewster Helen
More information about some of the artists
Meet Me at Dawn | Fest Magazine
Polly Checkland Harding
Meet Me at Dawn | Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
Meet Me at Dawn | The Scotsman
Meet Me at Dawn | The Herald
Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic
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