Soap Stars Star in ‘Mysterious Skin’ at the Kings Head Theatre

nf“Devastatingly simple..played perfectly under Peter Darney’s nuanced direction. One of the best Pieces of writing on the fringe. This is theatre for grown ups. Stunning” Broadway Baby ★★★★★

Having played Edinburgh in 2010 where it achieved numerous 4 and 5 star reviews and was shortlisted for several awards, Dublin International Gay Theatre Festival, where it one 2 awards, and later the an acclaimed run in the main house of the Drill Hall, Mysterious Skin comes to the Kings Head Theatre for a 1 week run this August.

Eighteen-year-old Brian gets nosebleeds—and blackouts. New York hustler Neil gets paid for sex—with older men. Alien abductee Avalyn gets lonely—and wants her next close encounter. As the story unfolds, the characters’ parallel lives come crashing together to unlock the past and to uncover the terrifying and heartbreaking truth. Featuring Nicole Faraday (Badgirls, Emmerdale) Nick Hayes (Hollyoaks: In the City) and Jully Addy (The Fall)

Based on the the book by Scott Heim.

Preview; 10th August @8PM
11-15th August @9:15PM