The Amygdala


Based on true events The Amygdala is a brutally honest portrait of the life of a woman in prison that explores the limits of our capacity for empathy and forgiveness.
The Amygdala AT The Bread & Roses Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Bread & Roses Theatre
Started: Friday 16 August 2019
Closed: Monday 19 August 2019
Running time:1 hr 00 mins
Age suitability: Not available

Synopsis


Lady Muck & Knot Theatre, two female-led theatre companies dedicated to social justice, new writing and unleashing burgeoning talent present The Amygdala.


Inspired by true events, The Amygdala has been written with the aim of raising awareness and encouraging support for victims of domestic violence.


Amygdala: (noun)


A roughly almond shaped mass of grey matter inside each cerebral hemisphere, involved with the experience of memory and emotions, especially empathy, anger or fear.


Kelsey is in prison serving a life sentence for murder.


Thea is doing a PhD and thinks she knows everything there is to know about women who kill.


But, as her friendship with Kelsey deepens, Thea realises she doesn't know the first thing about fear or what it can make a you do.


Based on true events The Amygdala is a brutally honest portrait of the life of a woman in prison that explores the limits of our capacity for empathy and forgiveness.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
68 Clapham Manor St
Clapham
London SW4 6DZ

Box office tel: 020 7498 1779

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 16 August 2019

Closes:Monday 19 August 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Sunday ‑ 7‑30pm

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£10

Concessions:
£8

Cast


Amelia Gann

Sophie Fox


Creatives


Author: Sophie Fox
Composer: Sarah Carton
Director: Tess Monro
Production: Lady Muck & Knot Theatre

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