Like the carousel rides which segment the text, the same faces come round and round again, and patterns repeat. Keeping up with this ornately structured play is dizzying, but resolves in a justifying surge of euphoric joy.
…in Maureen Beattie, Tremblay’s beautiful stage poem finds a performer who can conjure up all the faces of woman evoked in The Carousel…
Second play in Jennifer Tremblay’s trilogy is triumphant torrent of emotion at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
We’re delighted to announce that The Carousel has won a Fringe First Award.
Muriel Romanes and Jeanine Byrne collected the award on Friday 15th August at a reception at the Assembly Rooms.
Designed to encourage performers to bring new work to Edinburgh in the spirit of adventure and experiment, the Scotsman Fringe
Hot off the press…Here’s what the press are saying about The Carousel.
5 stars – EdinburghGuide
“The voices of three generations – grandmother, mother and daughter – are given breath in this poignant and emotional story by stellar actor, Maureen Beattie.”
4 stars – Edinburgh Evening News
“Tremblay’s script is a cleverly constructed piece”
Stellar Quines celebrated 21 years of producing theatre that champions women in the arts on Sunday 3 August. A lively and informal reception was held in the bar at the Traverse Theatre after the performance of The Carousel, starring Maureen Beattie, attended by friends, colleagues and supporters of Stellar Quines
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Open Rehearsal of The Carousel at Eastgate Arts Centre, Peebles on 14 July 2014. Maureen Beattie and Muriel Romanes run through some scenes in front of an audience.
Please join us at an open rehearsal of The Carousel at Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles on Monday 14th July at 2pm.
Drop into this free event to watch acclaimed actress Maureen Beattie and award-winning director Muriel Romanes weave their creative magic and observe what happens before a play is finally ready for
Tickets for The Carousel at the Fringe are now on sale. There are two places you can buy tickets from. The show is part of the Traverse’s festival programme so tickets can be bought via this theatre’s box office either online or by calling the Traverse box office on 0131
The Carousel is the sequel show of our award-winning production The List. During this year’s Fringe we are presenting a rehearsed reading of The Carousel at Summerhall on Tuesday 20 August. Book early to avoid disappointment, as there is limited seating for this unique event.
Nothing can stop the carousel. Following on
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