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Presented by Em-Lou Productions and The Drill Hall

based on the novel by Scott Heim
adapted by Prince Gomolvilas
directed by Peter Darney

Best actor awards for Oliver Walker and Julie Addy at Dublin Gay Theatre Festival 2011

"Played perfectly under Peter Darney's nuanced direction... Theatre for grown ups. Stunning."
★★★★★ Broadway Baby

In Kansas, Brian gets blackouts and has missing hours in his life. He looks for them with alien abductee Avalyn, who is lonely and looking for her next close encounter! In New York, street hustler Neil loves sex with older men, while his friend Wendy worries.

In a deeply moving twist, their parallel lives link to unlock the past in Prince Gomolvilas' adaptation of Scott Heim's world-famous book and cult film.

"A brilliant piece of theatre, bold and thought provoking. Make sure you experience being a part of it"
★★★★ ScreenGRAB

Director Peter Darney's highly acclaimed award-winning production comes from recently taking the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival by storm, where Oliver Walker (Neil) and Julie Addy (Wendy) won the Best Actor and Best Actress awards. Featuring Nicole Faraday, best known for her role as Snowball Merriman in Bad Girls, and Harry Bradshaw, who was most recently seen in Hollyoaks.

"Visceral and powerfully realistic"
★★★★★ Fringe Guru

The truth is out there... And it sets you free.

"Mysterious Skin is a powerful story that is both horrifying and beautiful. You HAVE to see this play."
★★★★★ The New Current

Acclaim for Mysterious Skin:

"This is an astonishing production" ★★★★★ Shortlisted Best Overall Show Award 2010 Fresh Air
"An amazing piece of absorbing drama" ★★★★★ AlltheFestivals.com
"The Best of British Theatre Style" ★★★★★ (Critics Pick of the Fringe) Fringe Review
"Powerful adaptation of a bestselling novel" ★★★★ The List
"Top 10 Pick of the Fringe" ★★★★ ScotsGay
"Hugely successful" ★★★★ Hairline
"Darney never shies away from the tougher elements of the play" ★★★★ remotegoat

Suitable for people 16 and over

Mysterious Skin was originally commissioned, developed and produced by the New Conservatory Theatre Centre, California.

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