Hair of the Wild

Theatre (solo show, new writing)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Internationally renowned artist Concha Vidal presents an evocative site-specific performance in a hairdressing salon. Journey into the labyrinths of memory, through myriads of wigs and hairdos. A testimony, a confession. A space for objects to bring out what their owners do not dare say; secrets, frustrations, violence and triumphs. Hairstyles – messy, clean, untamed, coiffured – reflect what we want to show or hide. Hair is a way to invent ourselves. A way to inhabit the world. To loose one’s hair is almost like losing oneself. Cutting it becomes a kind of sacrifice, a symbolic castration.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Level access from Bernard Street. WC unadapted but in ground floor, off performance space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Sue Conder 73 days ago

Perfect venue worth the travel, it created a perfect ambiance for this collection of powerful stories. The acting is powerful and fascinating with the wigs creating a prop to bring the characters to life. The acting and venue create a truly intimate and intriguing atmosphere. A definite must see

Stephen Aras 73 days ago

Interesting narratives based on the wigs of personalities that have touched Concha’s life. Setting is excellent in a salon with large mirrors so good views all round.

Well worth the journey to Leith - good pubs and restaurants locally too for before and after!


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