Birth


A powerfully sensitive new piece of visual theatre about being on a precipice, losing and creating a new life. Emily is six months pregnant when she reads her grandmother's journal.
Birth at Shoreditch Town Hall

Image: Shoreditch Town Hall


Overview


Genre: Mime
Venue: Shoreditch Town Hall
Festival:London International Mime Festival 2019
Starts: Thursday 10 January 2019
Closes: Sunday 13 January 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: 12+

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Background


Established in 2009, Theatre Re is a London-based international ensemble creating thought-provoking and moving work.


Its shows examine fragile human conditions in compelling, physical style, embracing mime, theatre and live music.


Close collaborations with appropriate community groups and experts in different fields including science, philosophy and public health throughout the devising process play a crucial part in the development of its work.


Birth was inspired by the field of psychogenealogy, Frida Kahlo and interviews with women.


The live, original music score is by Alex Judd.


Synopsis


Birth is a powerfully sensitive new piece of visual theatre about being on a precipice, losing and creating a new life.


Emily is six months pregnant when she reads her grandmother's journal.


Delving into the depths of her family history triggers a shift in her sense of reality, unveiling a legacy of unspoken tragedies, courage and unconditional love.


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Box office tel: 020 7739 6176

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Dates


Previews from:Thursday 10 January 2019

Closes:Sunday 13 January 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
Sunday - 3-00pm

Tickets


Standard:
£16 - £18

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Creatives


Author: Inspired by the field of psychogenealogy, Frida Kahlo and interviews with women.
Composer: Alex Judd
Production: Theatre Re

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