What Girls Are Made Of

Sponsored by: Charleston GI

Venue: Memminger Auditorium

Duration: Approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes


US Premiere

Raw Material and Traverse Theatre Company
Written by Cora Bissett
Directed by Orla O’Loughlin

Rock ‘n’ roll diary

“A life-changing litany of pure joy.” The Herald

It’s 1992. Grunge has gone global, indie kids are inheriting the earth, and a schoolgirl from Scotland is catapulted into a rock-star lifestyle as the singer in a hot new band. Touring with Radiohead and partying with Blur, she was living the dream—until she wasn’t. Based on her meticulously detailed teenage diaries, Cora Bissett performs her own rollercoaster journey from the girl she was to the woman she wanted to be. Fresh from an award-winning, sold-out run in Edinburgh and presented with a live rock band, this show celebrates life’s euphoric highs and epic lows, asking what wisdom we should pass on to the next generation—and which glorious mistakes we should let them make.


Additional support provided by Spoleto SCENE