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By Frances Poet
Directed by Cora Bissett
Directing Placement - Kitan Petkovski

If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice.

Adam is the remarkable, true story of a young trans man having to make that choice and begin his journey. From Egypt to Scotland, it charts Adam's fight across borders and genders to find a place to call home.

In a world first, Adam features an international digital choir of trans individuals from across the globe which has been uniquely integrated into this remarkable multimedia production.

Conceived for the stage and directed by Cora Bissett. Written by Frances Poet. Music score composed by Jocelyn Pook.

★★★★ "What makes ‘Adam’ affecting is how it tells its heart-wrenching story without pulling any punches, while at the same time being hugely life-affirming." TIME OUT

★★★★★ "An unforgettable thunderbolt of feeling."

★★★★★ "an extraordinary story." THE LIST

14 - 16 Feb 2019
NYU Skirball Centre for the Performing Arts, New York


Produced and presented by National Theatre of Scotland
Cast: Adam Kashmiry and Rehanna Macdonald

Designer: Emily James

Composer: Jocelyn Pook

Lighting Designer: Lizzie Powell

Projection Designer: Jack Henry James
Sound Designer: Gary Boyle
Movement Director: Janis Claxton
Movement Rehearsal Director: Skye Reynolds
Assistant Director: Rachael Macintyre

Casting Director: Laura Donnelly CDG

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