Rantin Summerhall tix on sale

Jan 10 2014 | By More

One night only for Kieran Hurley’s NTS co-production

RANTIN Marketing Image by Eoin Carey

Image by Eoin Carey

By Thom Dibdin

Tickets have gone on sale today (January 10) for Kieran Hurley’s Rantin, a co-production with the National Theatre of Scotland in collaboration with the Arches, which plays Summerhall on February 6.

This is the only Edinburgh date for the intimate production which is touring Scotland from Friday 24 January to Saturday 1 March.

Part cosy living room gathering, part play, part gig session, Rantin stitches together visions of Scotland’s romantic past with its ever-changing present reality.

Hurley has created the show in close collaboration with his co-performers: musicians Gav Prentice and Drew Wright (aka Wounded Knee) and actor and theatre-maker Julia Taudevin. In it, they exploring the plurality of Scotland’s lives, experiences and cultures to reveal the patchwork identity of a nation.

The show is specifically set in the town of each performance and will draw on storytelling, live music and the Scottish folk tradition.

Kieran Hurley says “I’m really excited to be taking Rantin on tour in 2014. We’ve got a great team, and I can’t wait to share the work with audiences across Scotland.”

Hurley’s award-winning one man show Beats recently toured the UK.  Recent shows include Hitch (Arches, Forest Fringe), and Chalk Farm, co-written with AJ Taudevin, which plays the Traverse on March 20-22. He is the National Theatre of Scotland’s Pearson Playwright in Residence.

Tickets for the Summerhall show on Thursday February 6, 2014, are available from www.summerhall.co.uk price £12 (£10).
Summerhall, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

Full tour details:

Arches Theatre, 253 Argyle St, Glasgow, G2 8DL
Friday 24 (preview)/Saturday 25 January at 7.30pm
£12/£10 (£9 preview)
Tickets: 0141 565 1000 http://www.thearches.co.uk

Cove Burgh Hall, Kilcreggan, Shore Road, Cove, Argyll & Bute, G84 0LY
Tuesday 28 January at 8pm
£12 on the door/£10 in advance
Tickets: 01436 842 177  http://www.coveburghhall.org.uk

Kilmardinny Arts Centre, Kilmardinny Avenue, Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, G61 3NN
Wednesday 29 January at 7.30pm
Tickets:  0141 942 0183 (Purple Edge Graphics)

Carmichael Hall, Eastwood Park Theatre, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, East Renfrewshire, G46 7JS
Friday 31 January at 7.30pm
Tickets: 0141 577 4956 https://www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk

The Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay, Greenock, PA15 1HJ
Saturday 1 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01475 723 723 http://www.beaconartscentre.co.uk/

Ayr College, Dam Park, South Ayrshire, KA8 0EU
Monday 3 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01292 28235 | www.ayrgaiety.co.uk

Town House Library, 102 Cadzow Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 6HH
Tuesday 4 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01698 452299 | www.sllcboxoffice.co.uk

Summerhall, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
Thursday 6 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 0845 874 3001 | www.summerhall.co.uk

Methil Community Education Centre, Bowling Green Street, Leven, Fife, KY8 3DH
Friday 7 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01592 583302 | www.onfife.com

Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birnam, Dunkeld, PH8 0DS
Saturday 8 February 2014 at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01738 621031 | www.horsecross.co.uk

Woodend Barn, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QA
Tuesday 11 February at 7.30pm
£10/£8 (advance), £11/£9 (on the door) plus booking fee
Tickets: 01330 825431 | www.woodendbarn.com

The Warehouse, Pitgaveny Quay, Lossiemouth, IV31 6TW
Wednesday 12 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01343 814004 | www.thewarehousetheatre.co.uk

Assembly Rooms, Sinclair Terrace, Wick, KW1 5AB
Thursday 13 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01955 602211 | Flower Patch

Kirkwall Town Hall, Broad Street, Orkney, KW15 1DH
Saturday 15 February at 7.30pm
£10/ £8
Tickets: 018560 872239 | (Gooves Record Shop)

Mill Theatre, Millbank, Thurso, KW14 8PS
Tuesday 18 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01847 894698

Tongue Village Hall, Caithness, Sutherland, IV27
Wednesday 19 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01847 611201 | (Tongue Post Office)

Durness Village Hall, Sutherland, IV27 4PN
Friday 21 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01971 511346

Ullapool Village Hall, 24 Market Street, Ross-shire, IV26 2XE
Saturday 22 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01854 612103 | (The Ceilidh Place)

Drumfuin Theatre, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, PA75 6QB
Tuesday 25 February at 8pm
Tickets: 01688 302828 | www.mulltheatre.com

Corran Hall, No 54 The Esplanade, Oban, PA34 5AB
Thursday 27 February at 7.30pm
Tickets: 01631 567333 | www.argyll-bute.gov.uk

Paisley Museum, High Street, Renfrewshire, PA1 2BA
Saturday 1 March at 7.30pm
Tickets: 0300 300 1210 | www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/onlinebooking


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