Adam

Cast: 1f 1m

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848426979Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780019369Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
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First Staged:
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2017

Adam

By Frances Poet

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  • Edinburgh Fringe First - 2017

If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice.

Frances Poet's play Adam is the remarkable true story of a young trans man having to make that choice and begin his journey. It charts Adam’s progress from Egypt to Scotland, across borders and genders, in his search for a place to call home.

The play was first performed by the National Theatre of Scotland at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017, where it won a Fringe First award. It was directed by Cora Bissett, with music by Jocelyn Pook.

Press Quotes

'A resonant, broad meditation on the theme of identity… a compelling, hugely moving experience, and a show that blurs boundaries between theatrical artifice and real-life trauma to provocative effect'

The Arts Desk

'What a lovely thing Adam is… a beautiful adaptation of [this true] story'

Observer

'No pale recreation, but honest first-person testimony... essential viewing'

Independent

'Deeply moving… with an extraordinary story at its heart, Adam is a compelling piece of theatre, which seeks to fully interrogate the challenges of the trans experience'

The List

'A big-hearted, moving show that explores both the human urgency of living your truth and the cost of that transformation'

WhatsOnStage

'Fearlessly honest… fresh, interesting and impactful, with a strong message of hope and persistence against bigotry that remains sincere throughout'

The Skinny

'High-energy and often spectacular theatre'

Scotsman

'Compelling… bravely and joyously affirms [trans and non-binary people's] humanity in a time when many political regimes seem to be conspiring to deny it

Exeunt Magazine

Cast: 1f 1m

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848426979Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780019369Publication Date:
3 Aug 2017
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

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