Ambitious premiere for Newcastle

Published: 6 September 2023
Reporter: David Upton


Open Clasp premières its first international and most ambitious production to date at Northern Stage in Newcastle October 20–28.

Co-created with sex worker activists around the world over four years, Mycelial offers a reality check on assumptions made about people involved in sex work.

It will also be captured on film and streamed online.

Open Clasp artistic director Catrina McHugh facilitated a workshop for the North East Sex Work Forum and became aware of two different sides to the debate.

The production features a nine-strong cast representing the diversity of its co-creators from across the UK, Ireland, and Aotearoa / New Zealand.

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  • Mycelial - Catrina McHugh (Open Clasp Theatre Company)

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