‘Devise plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought.’
Goblin Market directed by Ami Sayers:
‘We must not look at goblin men,
We must not buy their fruits’
Laura and Lizzie try to survive in a world full of threats and temptations from sinister Goblin merchants. A physical and visual exploration of Christina Rossetti’s famous poem.
Refugee Blues directed by Simone Coxall:
In 1939 WH Auden wrote his poem ‘Refugee Blues’ in response to the Jewish refugee crisis in Europe following the election of Adolph Hitler in Germany. It charts a couple’s increasingly desperate efforts to seek refuge and the reluctance of the USA and UK to accept them or acknowledge a common humanity. Thwarted by intentionally impossible bureaucratic hurdles and with all doors shut to them, they observe a world of closed borders, ineffectual political actions, and the indifference of many to their plight. Auden’s poem is a powerful reminder of the lessons of history and is especially chilling given our knowledge now of the horrific outcome for the European Jews. The resonances with today are abundantly apparent and the arguments startlingly familiar. The voice of this couple speaks for all those who flee persecution and seek a place of refuge.
|YOM Devised Season||Wednesday 29th March||19:30||Sold Out|
|YOM Devised Season||Thursday 30th March||19:30||Sold Out|
|YOM Devised Season||Friday 31st March||19:30||Book Here|
|YOM Devised Season||Saturday 1st April||19:30||Sold Out|
Our Two-Year Rep graduating company present their contemporary season of work – The Conflict Season
3 Winters directed by Daniel Goldman:
3 Winters charts the history of the Kos family and the Zagreb town house they live in over the course of 66 years. From post-war Yugoslavia in 1945 to modern day Croatia 2011 via the Balkan conflict of the nineties, this is a story of a country and people in flux, of memory and nostalgia, of forgiveness and revenge. Simply staged, this new ensemble production brings the ghosts of generations past to life and sets the past and present on a collision course with destructive consequences.
Mother Courage and Her Children directed by Amy Draper:
Mother Courage, written by Bertolt Brecht in response to rising Nazism in 1939, tells the story of Anna Fierling as she navigates her way through the 30 Years War in Europe (1618-1648). At times unremitting in its criticism of the “business” of war, at times unearthing an unexpected humour and humanity, the play has become known as one of Brecht’s greatest and one for all times. This pared-back ensemble production will use song and storytelling to explore how Mother Courage continues to speak to us across the decades.
|3 Winters||Saturday 6th May||19:30||Book Here|
|Mother Courage||Monday 8th May||19:30||Book Here|
|3 Winters||Tuesday 9th May||19:30||Book Here|
|Mother Courage||Wednesday 10th May||14:30||Book Here|
|Mother Courage||Wednesday 10th May||19:30||Book Here|
|3 Winters||Thursday 11th May||14:30||Book Here|
|3 Winters||Thursday 11th May||19:30||Book Here|
|Mother Courage||Friday 12th May||19:30||Book Here|
|Mother Courage||Saturday 13th May||14:30||Book Here|
|3 Winters||Saturday 13th May||19:30||Book Here|