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The Rum Shack, Glasgow

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£5.34 - £7.47

Written by Emma Findlay
Directed by Mairi Davidson

Suitable for Age 16+

Much Taboo About Nothing tackles the taboo of abortion through the eyes of LUCY and JORDAN, a young couple who are very much “in love” until Lucy discovers that she is pregnant.

Is having an abortion wrong, selfish and cruel? Should we ever sacrifice what we want to please another? If you love someone you should tell them, but sometimes loving someone means letting them go.

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Venue

The Rum Shack

Pollokshaws Road

Glasgow

G41 2AB

Credits

Emma Findlay (Playwright/ LUCY)

Emma is an actor and writer from the North East of Scotland. She moved to Glasgow after being accepted onto an intensive Diploma in Stage and Screen Performing at Acting Coach Scotland in 2016. Since graduating from ACS, she has done various short films including her most recent with awardwinning director Gary J Hewitt. Emma is recently filmed a sitcom pilot for a series called “FORKS" and she will be re-joining the cast of comedy-drama “A Dose of Blushes” which will tour later this year. "Much Taboo About Nothing" is Emma's debut play.

 

Mark McMinn (JORDAN)

Mark has been Acting professionally for 6 years.  He has worked for various theatre companies ranging from T.I.E to Open Air Shakespeare, as well as performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  Some of Mark’s credits include ‘Lucentio’ in 'The Taming of the Shrew’, 'Bottom' in 'A Midsummers Night Dream',  ‘Joe’ in ‘ Hope', 'Buhler' in 'Conspiracy' and  ‘Hugh’ in ‘Acorn Antiques The Musical’. As well as performing Mark is also a Workshop leader with  ‘Raenbow Productions' Theatre school.

 

Mairi Davidson (Director)

Also an alum of Acting Coach Scotland, is Mairi Davidson. Mairi is an actor, theatre maker and director passionate about live performance, with her work centring around sharing stories of hope. Mairi's previous directing credits inculde various short plays with Short Attention Span Theatre and Assistant Director for "Remote Control" (Performance Collective Stranraer/ NTS EXCHANGE). As a champion for new writing and women in the arts, Mairi is delighted to be directing "Much Taboo About Nothing" as her full-length directing debut.

www.mairidavidson.com

 

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