Go See: Deaf theatre company Solar Bear’s play ‘Tribes,’ on tour in Scotland

Posted on September 24, 2015

Solar Bear theatre company is set to go on tour in Scotland this autumn, with the play Tribes, which is about a young man who is deaf and born into a hearing family where sign language has never been used.

Raising awareness of issues facing the deaf and hearing communities, Tribes made a huge impact when it was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2011.

Alex Nowak, a talented young deaf actor, will be playing the role of Billy. Based in London, he has mainly worked in film and this will be his first stage production.

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It is recommended for audiences over the age of 14 due to strong language, and the production is accessible to deaf and hearing audiences, with captions. There will also be BSL Interpreted performances at Paisley Arts Centre and Assembly Roxy. 

For further information and press ticket requests for 17 September contact:

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Where you can see it



The Byre Theatre

Abbey Street,

St Andrews KY16 9LA

25 September at 7.30pm

£13/£11 concession

01334 475000



Carnegie Hall

East Port,

Dunfermline KY12 7JA

26 September at 7pm

£12/£10 concession

01383 602302



Paisley Arts Centre*

15 New Street,

Paisley PA1 1EZ

30 September at 7.30pm

£10 / £6 concession

0300 300 1210



Assembly Roxy*

Roxburgh Place

Edinburgh EH8 9SU

3 October at 7.30pm

£13/£11 concession

0131 510 5511



Lemon Tree

5 West North Street

Aberdeen, AB24 5AT

5 October at 7pm

£12 /£10 concession / £5 student & unemployed

01224 641122



Beacon Arts Centre

Custom House Quay

Greenock PA15 1EQ

8 October at 7.30pm

£12/£10 concession

01475 723723



Dundee Rep Theatre

Tay Square

Dundee, DD1 1PB

20 October at 7.30pm

£14/£10 concs/£9 schools

01382 223530



Eden Court

Bishops Rd

Inverness IV3 5SA

22 October at 7.30pm

£14/£12 concession

01463 239841


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