A bold, playful and emotionally engaging theatre performance, made for young audiences with complex additional support needs, and their families.
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A bold, playful and emotionally engaging performance for young audiences (age 5-18) with complex additional support needs, and their families.
Mess tells the story of how an ordinary day in the life of a team of caretakers turns unpredictable when, for the first time ever, they attempt to clean a space which has people in it.
Led by an enthusiastic chief caretaker, the team demonstrate their cleaning abilities to the audience with singing and dancing. But one of the caretakers is rebellious and causes a stir by finding a pink rubber glove amongst the yellow ones. This discovery sets off a celebration of mess which delights the rest of the crew but shocks the chief. The mess gets so big that it consumes the chief and transforms them into a multi-coloured messy creature. They are delighted! A carnival begins. Everyone celebrates the fun that unexpected, messy situations can bring.
Garden Performances - Performances on Saturday 24th July are available for delivery at home - if you live in or around Stirling, have a garden or outdoor space and would be interested in Mess coming to visit you then please contact the company directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mess is non-verbal, funny, musical and sensory. It’s a live-action cartoon full of suspense and surprise.
Mess is coming to Macrobert from Wed 21st - Fri 23rd July. The performance is socially-distanced and adheres to all Covid restrictions.
We’re delighted to welcome audiences back and we’ve been working hard to make sure your visit is a safe and enjoyable one. The short video below will explain some of the changes we have made and we have also have compiled some Frequently Asked Questions so you know what to expect when you visit.