Theatre

How Long is Never: Darfur – a response

“Which theatre, other than the Tricycle, would commission a series of short plays about Darfur? And where else in London would you find such an intelligent post-show discussion about the extent of the crisis and the international response to it? It is a potent reminder that theatre, among its myriad other functions, has a mission to inform”  The Guardian

Which theatre in London does most to expand consciousness? My vote goes to the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn…one of the few dramatic masterstrokes I have encountered in new playwriting this year. Financial Times

After Rwanda the world said never again.
An evening of short plays written exploring the current situation in Darfur. 
Plays being performed:

Directed by Nicolas Kent: 

words words words by Jennifer Farmer 
Silhouette by Carlo Gebler
 
Directed by Indhu Rubasingham:
Give, again? by Lynn Nottage
IDP by Winsome Pinnock

Directed by Charlotte Westenra:

Distant Violence by Michael Bhim 
Many Men’s Wife by Amy Evans 
Bilad al-Sudan by Juliet Gilkes
 
Tickets: £8.50 including post-show discussions with Darfur specialists on human rights, humanitarian aid, international law and NGO representatives who have worked in the field. 
Supported by the Aegis Trust www.aegistrust.org 2006/7 new writing for new audiences is sponsored by BLOOMBERG

 

 

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DATES
Tue 24 Oct 2006 - Thu 26 Oct 2006
PRODUCTION

Producer - Tricycle Theatre

Directors - Nicolas Kent, Indhu Rubasingham and Charlotte Westenra

Designer - Polly Sullivan

Cast:

Obi Abili

Lorraine Burroughs

Karl Collins

Jenny Jules

Charlotte Lucas

Alibe Parsons

Clare Perkins

Chris Tummings

Howard Ward