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Paper Memories by Mariem Omari (Scottish Tour)

A new visual theatre show for children aged 7+, written by Mariem Omari and directed by Rachael Macintyre.

Jabuti Theatre's Paper Memories is an exhilarating performance for children aged 7+ about migration, identity and the power of memories. With aerial-dance, puppetry and music, we will be brought into the bright and colourful memories of Tali; a refugee girl arriving in Scotland with her family. The family feels strange and other, and a desperate need to fit in and forget. Tali, told not to remember, finds her memories crumpling and ripping before her eyes. Until her family realize that the only way to keep them together, to be a family in this new place, is to remember. Paper Memories uses captivating music and stunning visuals to bring to life memories of wedding parties, chasing chickens and dancing in the air with birds. 

Created by Mariem Omari and Rachael Macintyre (Jabuti Theatre), Paper Memories takes the audience on a visual journey exploring the importance of memory, and how they make us who we are. 

From the creator of the hit show, Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear, Jabuti Theatre brings you another visual explosion of aerial-dance, puppetry and music. 

 Praise for Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear:

"It is an ingenious gem aimed at wee ones but a joy for anyone whose inner child still lurks near the surface." FIVE STARS - Irene Brown, Edinburgh Guide

 "The show's use of music is so compelling, though, and the visual images of the voyage so gorgeous, that the story becomes steadily more entrancing as it goes on…" Joyce Mcmillan, The Scotsman

Paper Memories is produced by Vision Mechanics.

Tour Dates:

Platform | Glasgow
Fri 29 March

Venue TBC | Scottish Borders
Sun 31 March

Dundee Rep Theatre | Dundee
Mon 1 April

McPhail Centre | Ullapool
Wed 3 April

An Lanntair | Stornoway
Thurs 4 April

Lyth Arts Centre | Wick
Fri 5 April

Eden Court | Inverness
Sat 6 April

Howden Park Centre | Livingston
Tues 9 April

Kirkintilloch Town Hall | Kirkintilloch
Wed 10 April

Southside Community Centre | Edinburgh
Thurs 11 April

The Byre Theatre | St Andrews
Sat 13 April

Venue TBC | East Kilbride
Sun 14 April

Beacon Arts Centre | Greenock
Wed 17 April

North Edinburgh Arts | Edinburgh
Thurs 18 April

Easgate Theatre | Peebles
Fri 19 April

Brunton Theatre | Musselburgh
Sat 20 April

Written by Mariem Omari

More Information:

Please see venues for booking information

Date and Location:

Various Venues

Start Date: Friday, 29 March, 2019

End Date: Saturday, 20 April, 2019

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