Box of Tricks presents

PlayBox Takeover: The Bell Curves by Keisha Thompson

A rehearsed reading of PlayBox writer Keisha Thompson’s new play written during her year-long attachment with Box of Tricks as part of their day-long takeover. Follow the protagonist Nana as she considers the science in her future. Set in Manchester, this story features an all-female cast who explore the human implications of CRISPR-Cas 9 gene-hacking technology.

Keisha is a Manchester based writer, performance artist and producer. She is currently touring award-winning solo show, Man on the Moon and debut book, Lunar, featuring 40 new poems in addition to the script for Man on the Moon.

PlayBox is a year-long writer-on-attachment programme with Box of Tricks offering bespoke residencies and support to three early career North West playwrights.

Box of Tricks is a Manchester-based theatre company that champions the next generation of playwrights, producing top quality new plays on local and national stages.

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