Winner of an Edinburgh Festival Fringe First Award back in 1998, Skin Tight is a dark and beautiful love story, at once lyrical and physical.
Gary Henderson is a playwright and director from New Zealand whose plays have been professionally produced around New Zealand, in South Africa, Australia, Great Britain, Canada and the United States. His most well-travelled play is Skin Tight which won a coveted Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1998 during a sell-out season at the Traverse Theatre. It was also produced in New York in 2006, UK in 2007 and Canada in 2008.
It's romantic, vigorous, erotic and chest-crushingly sad, in equal measure. -- Belinda Dillon * Exeunt Magazine * The audience were entranced from the first moment. Warm, honest and touching, Epsilon have created a triumph -- Claire Arnold * Audience Review * Brutality and tenderness are strange but seductive bedfellows in Gary Henderson's two-hander, which evokes a loamy sense of place ... and an even stronger appreciation of a long but not always untroubled marriage. Time is deceptive in Henderson's dramatic world ... this brief hour encapsulates a lifetime of love and disappointments, of resentments and betrayals, loss and the repeated discovery and delight of two people in each other's bodies. -- Lyn Gardner * Guardian *