Theatre: A Taste of Honey at the Abbey Theatre (audio described, touch tour and captioned performance)
25 Jul 2020, 12:45 pm
- Audio Description
- ISL Interpreted
- Loop System
The granddaughter of Irish emigrants, Shelagh Delaney, wrote her ground-breaking debut play A Taste of Honey when she was just 19. It became one of the defining plays of the 20th century.
Jo is a spirited teenager, living with her mother Helen, in a run-down area of Salford. Their relationship falls apart as they both struggle against their place in a man’s world. Can they rediscover just how much they need each other?
A Taste of Honey caused a storm on its premiere in 1958, due to its portrayal of mixed-race relationships, gender, and sexual orientation. This new production revisits a play that explores topics we continue to wrestle with today.
Touch Tour of Stage and Set: Saturday 25th July, 12:45pm
Audio-described and captioned performance: Saturday 25th July, 2:00pm
Sign language interpreted performance: Thursday 30th July, 7:30pm
If you are availing of the Abbey’s accessible performances, you are entitled to a discounted ticket. The Box Office team can advise you on the discounts available.
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