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Meet Me at Dawn

Zinnie Harris / Traverse Theatre Company / Orla O'Loughlin

Unflinchingly honest and tenderly lyrical, it 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.

World Premiere

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.

Photo: Mihaela Bodlovic

Audio Described
15 Aug 1.15pm
15 Aug 1.15pm
BSL interpreted
8 Aug 7pm

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
Sharon Duncan Brewster Helen

More information about some of the artists

Traverse Theatre Company
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Zinnie Harris
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Orla O'Loughlin
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4-27 August 2017

  • Traverse Theatre
  • 1hr 25mins approx (no interval)
  • £21.50

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