MZA and Century Artists present:

Cassie Workman: Aberdeen

Tue 5 – Sat 16 Dec 23 60 minutes
Theatre & Tonic
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Multi Award-winning Cassie Workman time travels through nineties Washington, to unravel life, death, and rock and roll, in this heartbreaking homage to an icon.
‘ A perfect hour-long epic poem, a frantic, tender re-imagining of the life of the late Kurt Cobain’
★★★★★ A Youngish Perspective

In 1994 the world lost one of its most beloved musicians; grunge icon, Kurt Cobain. Part eulogy, part fantasy, part biography, Aberdeen, is an in-the-round conversation with Kurt, about life and death, taking place across Washington, including his hometown, of Aberdeen. Traverse time and space as multi award-winning comedian and storyteller Cassie Workman races in a desperate bid to save the life of her hero, by attempting to manipulate time itself.

Aberdeen is an epic, about loss, music, and memory; an extraordinarily heartfelt love poem, to the voice of a generation.

Winner – Scotsman Fringe First 2022

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'I was captivated from start to finish... Cassie is a phenomenal storyteller. I could practically feel the rain that she conjured. We were lulled by the elegance of her writing and wit into an unforgettable story of raw pain, fury and fragility. It is a howl of a poem. I was floored'
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
'Look no further than Cassie Workman to put your world right'
Lilly Wachowski (Director, The Matrix)
'Unexpected and uncompromising… Workman is an arresting performer. Her poem unfolds patiently in a performance of real versatility and stamina'
'Workman delivers a darkly beautiful hour of spoken word'
'Both a meditation on the nature of depression and an exploration or unrequited love… Out of something bleak, hopeless and irreversible Workman has created a thing of beauty’

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