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“And for our next act …
The Magical Military Junta …
Will make 30,000 people disappear before your very eyes.”
A violent, right-wing dictatorship.
Thousands of citizens, seized by the authorities, have “disappeared”.
Inside the country’s most disreputable club, a mother is about to risk everything to find her missing daughter.
Spectacular, arresting and totally unique, These Trees are Made of Blood blends cabaret and original live music to tell a vital, human story from Argentina’s Dirty War.
Step into Buenos Aires for this immersive theatrical experience, which pulls back the curtain on a secretive state, and shines the spotlight on a powerful act of resistance.
Following a sold-out premiere in 2015, the cabaret coup reignites at Arcola for four weeks only.
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London E8 3DL
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday - 3-00pm
Saturday - 3-00pm
24 June, 3‑00pm
Author: Paul Jenkins, original Story from Amy Draper, Paul Jenkins and Darren Clark
Composer: Darren Clark
Lyricist: Darren Clark
Director: Amy Draper
Designer: Georgia Lowe and Alex Berry
Lighting: Sherry Coenen
Sound: David Gregory
Visual effects: Neil Kelso (illusion design)
Movement: Chi-San Howard
Production: Arcola Theatre. Originally produced by Jim Croxford for Theatre Bench at Southwark Playhouse