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15 06.15

Martin McCormick Wins Best New Play at the CATS Awards

Martin McCormick’s “Squash” won BEST NEW PLAY AWARD at the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) onSunday 14th June. Martin who is currently working in Sao Paolo accepted his award in a pre-recorded message. 

martin“Described as a ‘smartly written’, ‘nerve-wracking’ play that ‘races along with an impressive unsettling intensity’, Martin McCormick’s Squash was the stand-out script in a year filled with impressive new writing. A powerful statement on a society in meltdown, dysfunctional relationships and perceptions people have of “the others”, this tragic-comedy amused, horrified and thrilled audiences, being described by one critic as ‘pretty much as perfect as it gets’.”

 

For more information and to see the full list of winners please follow the links below:

http://www.criticsawards.theatrescotland.com/Winners%20by%20year/14-15.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-33133210

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/outlander-star-grant-orourke-takes-best-actor-theatre-award.1434300461