Thu, 30 Jun 2022 at 19:30
120 minutes
£3.00 to £15.00
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This performance takes place outdoors, please be advised to dress appropriately in case of the possibility of rain. Please bring a folding chair if you wish or a rug to sit on, seating is not provided. Please be aware there may be some uneven ground on the beach.

A mother hurls her newborn baby into the outstretched arms of a stranger.

A grandmother remembers the ocean of her homeland.

A woman runs towards the approaching boats shouting “this way!”

Inspired by ancient keening rituals, Move is about migration, loss and communal healing. Weaving storytelling, choral soundscape and Gaelic song, five women portray the ebb and flow of people across the globe throughout the ages.

MOVE is staged in a unique open-air performance at Ayr Beach (Blackburn Car Park KA7 2XW), following an acclaimed debut at the 2021 Edinburgh Festival by Disaster Plan; a new company led by the award-winning team behind Blow Off, Beats, Heads Up and Chalk Farm. Presented in partnership with epic theatre-makers Slung Low and the Traverse Theatre.

“…a production at once rooted and outward looking, unsentimental and sincere, with a sound, if not to die for, then at the very least to be reborn to.” Mark Fisher, The Guardian

©2022 Ayr Gaiety Partnership, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation no SC041464.