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(OFFSITE) The Chosen Haram

Sadiq Ali

Fri 28 Jan 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

£10 – £12

Venue

1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580
Age Group: 16+ (under 18s accompanied)
Duration: 1h
THIS EVENT WILL NOW TAKE PLACE OFF-SITE AT THE STUDIO @ THE FESTIVAL THEATRE

Access: This is a non-verbal show. Hearing loop available. Ramped access to venue.
Contact venue with additional access requirements.

Something that is “Haram” is forbidden by Islam.

The Chosen Haram deals with themes around sexuality, faith, addiction and connection. It tells the story of two queer men and their chance meeting through a dating app, portraying the highs and lows of their relationship and the barriers they face, both social and cultural, in seeking happiness and personal fulfillment.

Born and raised in Edinburgh, lead artist and performer Sadiq Ali trained at the National Centre for Circus Arts and has performed internationally with Ockham’s Razor. The Chosen Haram is his first full-length show. Actor/circus artist Hauk Pattison has appeared in productions at the National Theatre and RSC, and in films including Notes on a Scandal.

The Chosen Haram has been supported by Creative Scotland, Arts Council England, Dancebase, Assembly Roxy Lab, Summerhall, Jacksons Lane and Journeys in Design.

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