Performance Desperately in Need of an Audience
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Performance Desperately in Need of an Audience

Presented by: The Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation

Thu 1st Mar 2018

Price: £8.00 - £12.00

Running time: 45 minutes

Ages: 16+


This is a tale as bittersweet as exile itself, set on a war-torn shore where attempts at pursuing everyday
activities, the banal, the necessary, the entertaining and the essential, are as dangerous as impossible.
Barely surviving, it seems that leaving behind one’s home and loved ones in the hope of finding one’s humanity
again beyond the seas, seems like the only card left to bet on.
This silent performance bends the rules of puppet theatre as stage props and settings become puppets as
well; from the farm animals cowering in the villages, to the chatty missiles and overhead airplanes, to the little
heavy-hearted suitcase that’s all packed up – but refuses to leave.

We regret to say that due to funding issues the Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation will not be touring until Spring 2018 - we hope to be able to programme their visit then.

 

This is a tale as bittersweet as exile itself, set on a war-torn shore where attempts at pursuing everyday activities, the banal, the necessary, the entertaining and the essential, are as dangerous as impossible.


Barely surviving, it seems that leaving behind one’s home and loved ones in the hope of finding one’s humanity again beyond the seas, seems like the only card left to bet on.


This silent performance bends the rules of puppet theatre as stage props and settings become puppets as well; from the farm animals cowering in the villages, to the chatty missiles and overhead airplanes, to the little heavy-hearted suitcase that’s all packed up – but refuses to leave.

Performance Desperately in Need of an Audience

 


Further information

Recommended for an adult audience 16+
Running time 55 minutes, no interval.

Prices:

  • Adult: £12.00
  • Concession: £8.00

Dates & Times:

Thursday 1st March 2018 @ 19:30pm Book Tickets

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