29th July 2016


12th August 2016

A war-blasted landscape. A mysterious tree. A wounded fighter, a lost woman, a child soldier with no common language. A cynical translator holds the key to their survival. Who will escape and at what price?

Chaskis Theatre presents the UK premiere of MOTHERGUN - a short play by award-winning playwright Christine Evans.

Originally from Australia, Christine Evans is an internationally produced playwright now resident in the U.S. Her recent productions include, You Are Dead. You Are Here. at StreetSigns, NC; Slow Falling Bird at Georgetown’s Davis Centre for the Performing Arts and the University of San Francisco; Trojan Barbie at StreetSigns, NC; and the world premiere of Can’t Complain with Spooky Action Theater for the Women’s Voice Festival in Washington, DC.

She has been awarded the Australia Council for the Arts New Work Award, a Rockefeller Bellagio Centre Fellowship, the 2009 Playwrights Theatre “Plays for the 21st Century” Award and Perishable Theatre’s Women’s Playwriting Award (2000 and 2001) among others. Christine is a Core Member of the Playwrights’ Centre of Minneapolis, a Women’s Project Playwrights’ Lab alum and member of the Dramatists Guild.

A transcultural theatre festival

Directed by Hanna Berrigan.

Cast: Tuyen Do, Tom Higgins, Andrew Jardine, Bradley Taylor

On Fri 5th August there will be a Post Show Q&A with playwright Christine Evans.


Fri 29th July - 7pm

Wed 3rd August - 9:30pm

Thu 4th August - 9:30pm

Fri 5th August* - 2pm

Wed 10th August - 10pm

Thu 11th August - 9:30pm

Fri 12th August - 2pm

* On Fri 5th August there will be a Post Show Q&A with playwright Christine Evans.

Tickets: £10 / £7 concessions

Duration: 40 minutes

Marketing and Press: Teya Lanzon -

Please note: unallocated seating and no level access. We will do our best to accommodate latecomers but this will vary according to time and specific performances.