Rep Stripped: New Work Programme 1

Rep Stripped: New Work Programme 1

FRESH STUFF. FIRST LOOK. NEW WRITING.

Rep Stripped: New Work Programme 1

Wed 01 Jun 2022 - Sat 04 Jun 2022

TICKET PRICE

£12

WHEN

WED 01 JUN 2022 & FRI 03 JUN 2022, FROM 7PM

FRESH STUFF. FIRST LOOK. NEW WRITING.

Following its success in 2019, our festival of new work – REP STRIPPED is back! 
 
From live readings and gig theatre to promenade performances and scratch nights, the Rep is transformed to present work both on our stage and behind the scenes in different and unusual spaces throughout the theatre. Featuring a diverse range of exciting, cutting-edge work from some of the country’s most innovative creative voices, REP STRIPPED gives audiences a first peek and unique opportunity to see new ideas and experimental work in the early stages of development.
 
Taking place between Wed 1 June and Sat 4 June, join us for 4 days showcasing the best as-yet-unseen stories right here in Dundee.
 

 

NEW WORK PROGRAMME 1

WED 1 & FRI 3 JUN

 

JOAN
By Elfie Picket

A new play by Calum Kelly (one half of Dundee theatre company, Elfie Picket) examining class struggles, political ideologies and the role of the worker in the 21st century. This dark satire follows Molly who just wants to finish work for the week, go out with her friends and celebrate her hen do. Only thing standing in her way is Joan – she’s hellbent on seizing the means of production and instigating a full-blown revolution on the streets off Dundee…

Cast includes Rep Ensemble members Irene Macdougall, Ann Louise Ross and Emily Winter with Taylor Dyson (the other half of Elfie Picket).
 
CREATIVE TEAM
Writer & Director Calum Kelly
Dramaturg & Actor Talyor Dyson
 
CAST
Irene Macdougall
Ann Louise Ross 
Emily Winter

 

WRITE OFF
By Aodhan Gallacher

Freddie is a gay man, but not a gay novelist. He has been very clear about this distinction throughout his career. Due to rising public criticism that his stories are “problematic”, Freddie’s publisher tasks him with hiring a young assistant and sensitivity reader to keep him ‘in check’. The unlikely candidate is Ben: an aspiring novelist and outspoken queer man, who pushes Freddie to interrogate what it means to be writing and living truthfully. This tumultuous partnership invites Ben and Freddie to address their beliefs and biases as two very different homosexual men, from two very different generations. The result is a dynamic battle of wits played out in this exciting 2-hander thriller.

Directed by Rep Ensemble’s Emily Winter and featuring previous Rep Graduate Scheme actor Bailey Newsome alongside Barrie Hunter.

 
CREATIVE TEAM 
Writer Aodhan Gallacher
Director Emily Winter
 
CAST
Bailey Newsome

 

 

SCRATCH NIGHT

FRI 3 & SAT 4 JUNE, 9.30PM & 10.30PM
(FREE)

On both Friday and Saturday evening, settle in for Scratch Night in the Rep Café Bar. This unique evening of short performance pieces gives you an opportunity to enjoy a range of devised work from local performing artists, bringing their best new work - some for the very first time.

For our full 4-day Rep Stripped festival schedule​​​​​​, click here.