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Thebes Land


How could anyone kill their own father? One of the rarest and most shocking crimes known to man is interrogated in this daring new play, with the on-stage participation of convicted patricide Martin Santos.
Thebes Land at Arcola Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama

Festival:CASA Latin American Theatre Festival 2017

Director:

Daniel Goldman

Gianluca Lello (Associate Director)


Author:
Sergio Blanco, literal translation by Rob Cavazos and adapted by Daniel Goldman

Production:
Arcola Theatre and CASA Latin American Theatre Festival

Running time: 2 hrs 00 mins

Age suitability:
14+

Background


It's back.


The smash-hit, critically-acclaimed Thebes Land - winner of Best Production at the 2016 Off West End awards - returns to Arcola for 5 weeks only.


Trevor White and Alex Austin reprise their celebrated performances in Daniel Goldman's funny, ingenious production, performed inside a giant steel cage.


Note: contains references to violence.


Synopsis


In this exhilarating multiple-reality drama, a playwright struggles to stage the incredible story of Martin Santos, a young man serving a life sentence for killing his father.


As their interviews progress and opening night approaches, both of their worlds begin to unravel with shocking consequences.


Will the truth be found, and can it be told?


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24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 6 September 2017

Press night:Monday 11 September 2017

Closes:Saturday 7 October 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:

Wednesday - 3-00pm (4 October)

Saturday - 3-00pm


Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£10 - £17

Standard:
£12 - £22

Concessions:
£10 - £19

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Cast


Trevor White

Alex Austin

Martin Santos


Creatives


Director: 

Daniel Goldman

Gianluca Lello (Associate Director)


Designer: Jemima Robinson
Lighting: Richard Williamson
Sound: Elena Pena
Video designer: Richard Williamson

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