1 - 25 August


6:30 pm


Underbelly Cowgate


Age 18+ (Restricted

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Ugly Sisters

Untapped Award Winner 2024

"I'm here with you too Germaine - lying awake at night and wondering where that last century went."

On the day The Female Eunuch is issued in America, a transgender woman in flapping draperies rushes up to Germaine Greer and says: thank you - thank you so much for all you’ve done for us girls. Ugly Sisters is an operatic, heretic, parasitic and hallucinatory retelling of this very moment, of sisterhood, of all feminist history. 

Ugly Sisters is the latest offering from multi award-winning company piss / CARNATION, following their critically acclaimed debut at Soho Theatre 52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals.

★★★★ (The Guardian)

‘Genuinely groundbreaking’ ★★★★★ (To Do List)

Laurie Ward - Writer/Performer
Charli Cowgill - Writer/Performer
Joanna Pidcock - Director
Daze Corder - Stage Manager
Bronagh Leneghan - Producer
Cara Evans - Set Designer
Naissa Bjørn - Movement Director
Edward De’ath - Lighting Designer

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piss / CARNATION – Untapped Award Winner 2024


60 minutes


Audience participation, Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Audience required to walk or move around during the performance, Nudity, Scenes of violence, Strobe lighting, Strong language/swearing


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