Two transgender performers say 'up yours!' to the gender binary and invite you to their radical dance party! Under disco lights, over pulsing music, a queer celebration takes place. Set in nightclubs, Sound Cistem is an exuberant verbatim show about the cisgender gaze on the transgender body. Featuring recorded interviews from trans and non-binary people, a self-love manifesto is made through riotous, glittering disco. This duo keep moving to reject conformity and shame, despite the current transgender debate. See the beauty in these bodies, and your own.Book Now
Plaster Cast Theatre are a collective of young creatives who make politically engaging theatre, with an emphasis on physical theatre. Our mission is to challenge issues which are heavily misrepresented by the media through raw and provocative forms of physical theatre. 2018's Action Man centred on a homeless veteran with PTSD and received widespread acclaim (**** The Scotsman, Edinburgh49).
Sound Cistem is the winner of the Meera Syal award for new work.
Ghost House is a 21st century ghost story set against the skyline of modern London and the contemporary housing crisis. A chilling tale of urban loneliness, isolation and fear.
In this modern retelling of Medea, Maddy is stuck in a world of vodka shots and partying. Her fiancé has left her and she is quickly spiralling out of control.
Pick-ups: Mistakes. Retakes. F**k-ups. A behind-the-scenes look at TVs hardest game show - Stratagem! "Sharp acerbic wit." The Telegraph "Hysterical entertainment" **** ThreeWeeks **** Shortcom
They want boys, booze and banging tunes. ‘The comic timing is impeccable.. in tune with one another like synchronized swimmers in crop tops and false eyelashes’ (EdFringe Review) ★★★★★
Action Man (2018)
Edinburgh49- **** “the benchmark that all young theatre companies should aim for” https://edinburgh49.org/2018/08/10/action-man/
The List- **** https://edinburghfestival.list.co.uk/article/102505-action-man/
The Scotsman- **** https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle-2-15039/culture/edinburgh-festivals/theatre-review-action-man-paradise-in-augustines-1-4780049
Sound Cistem at Oxford’s Offbeat Festival
Oxford Times- ****
Sound Cistem at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Gina Maya- “an entrancing journey not to be missed” https://www.ginamaya.co.uk/theatre/transgender-dance-sound-cistem.html
The Mancunion- “A must-see” https://mancunion.com/2019/07/27/edinburgh-fringe-preview-sound-cistem/
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