Beast on the Moon


Milwaukee in the 1920s. Aram believes he will begin a new life when his teenage 'mail-order' bride, Seta, arrives to join him. They are a couple united by history - both survivors of the Armenian Genocide. They are a couple united by history.
Beast on the Moon at Finborough Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Finborough Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 29 January 2019
Closes: Saturday 23 February 2019
Running time:2 hrs 00 mins
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Richard Kalinoski's beautifully written, universal story of hope and healing, has been performed in more than twenty countries.


It returns to London in a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, where it was last performed in the 1990s.


Beast on the Moon remains a play for our times - a powerful exploration of legacy for so many refugees.


The Armenian Genocide of 1915-16 was perpetrated by the Ottoman Turkish Government against the Armenians, a Christian minority in a Muslim state.


Up to one and a half million people died. To this day, the Turkish government refuses to admit that genocide ever took place.


Synopsis


"So some are beheaded and some are crucified and some are slaughtered,

and who wins the battle of who died the worst death? Who wins?"


Milwaukee in the 1920s.


Aram believes he will begin a new life when his teenage 'mail-order' bride, Seta, arrives to join him.


They are a couple united by history - both survivors of the Armenian Genocide.


But their painful, shared experience does nothing to promote domestic harmony as Aram is obsessed with creating a family to replace the one he lost in such savage circumstances, and Seta, just fifteen and trapped by the traditions of the old ways, struggles to embrace her new life in a new country …


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Theatre


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118 Finborough Road
London SW10 9ED

Box office tel: 0844 847 1652

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 29 January 2019

Closes:Saturday 23 February 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Saturday - 3-00pm (from 9 February 2019)

Sunday - 3-00pm


Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£14

Standard:

Prices until 10 February 2019

£18

except Tuesday Evenings £16 all seats, and Friday and Saturday evenings £18 all seats.


Prices from 12 February 2019

£20

except Tuesday Evenings £18 all seats, and Friday and Saturday evenings £20 all seats.


Concessions:

Prices until 10 February 2019

£16


£10 tickets for Under 30's for performances from Tuesday to Sunday of the first week when booked online only.


£14 tickets for residents of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea on Saturday, 2 February 2019 when booked online only.


Prices from 12 February 2019

£18


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Creatives


Author: Richard Kalinoski
Director: Jelena Budimir
Production: All Ignite Theatre in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre

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