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 +====== The Lasses, O ======
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 +{{lasses_o.jpg ​ }} **THE LASSES, O by Janet Paisley**
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 +//...a delightfully subtle act of subversion...//​ **Mark Brown** - Sunday Herald.
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 +**[[THE LASSES, O]]** - for //​Homecoming//​ and Robert Burns' 250th anniversary,​ the award-winning playwright tells the stories of five women who knew him, each dramatically illuminated by one of his songs, and reveals his untold life story.
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 +An abridged production of four acts from the five act play by //Rowan Tree Theatre Company// for **Homecoming** 2009.
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 +Actor: //Gerda Stevenson//​. Director: //John Bett//. Musicians: //Seylan Baxter, Lillias Kinsman-Blake,​ Rachel Newton//.
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 +//​...passionately inventive and well-made ...the desire, the creativity, the nurturing energy and the tradition-bearing power of women take a memorable leading role ...a powerful formula for a new perspective on Burns// **[[http://​joycemcmillan.wordpress.com/​|Joyce McMillan]]**
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 +**Reviews:​** [[http://​living.scotsman.com/​music/​Reviews-The-Lasses-O-.5127039.jp|Scotsman]] - [[http://​entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/​tol/​arts_and_entertainment/​stage/​theatre/​article5954790.ece|Times]] - [[http://​www.thestage.co.uk/​reviews/​review.php/​23883/​the-lassies-o|The Stage]] - [[http://​www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/​leisure/​Oh-the-Lasses-were-a.5133447.jp|Southern Reporter]] - [[http://​www.sundayherald.com/​arts/​arts/​display.var.2501383.0.cold_comfort.php|Sunday Herald]] //There are greater rewards, both emotionally and intellectually,​ in Janet Paisley'​s beautiful little drama The Lasses, O ... By the end, we feel closer to the life of Burns and to the lives of the women who made him// - **Mark Brown**, Sunday Herald
  
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