This November


Peel the Limelight will bring you two extraordinary pieces of contemporary theatre.

From November 5th to 7th, we will re-stage our successful production of "Gruesome Playground Injuries" by Rajiv Joseph (at BACC), followed by our premiere of "The True History of the Tragic Life and Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana, the Ugliest Woman in the World", by Shaun Prendergast (at the Spark School of Dramatic Arts).

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Julia Pastrana

Gruesome Playground Injuries

This love story begins at age 8 in the school nurse’s office and it reveals over 30 years, the beautifully destructive nature of romance. Some people think it’s child’s play but it’s bloody, dangerous and painful this love game!

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Ugliest Woman in the World

Performed entirely in the dark, the play is based on the true story of Julia Pastrana, a poor Mexican woman born with a disfiguring genetic condition and bought as a child to be exhibited for the rest of her life in freak shows around the world.

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