Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta


A family of famous circus artists flee communist Romania for the promise of a better life in the West, knowing they can't ever return home.
Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta at the Gate Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Gate Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 1 May 2019
Closes: Saturday 4 May 2019
Running time:1 hr 00 mins
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


What does it mean to feel foreign?


A family of famous circus artists flee communist Romania for the promise of a better life in the West, knowing they can't ever return home.


As the youngest daughter tries to adjust to her new life in Switzerland, it becomes clear that she must go to extreme lengths to provide for her family.


Romanian artist Edith Alibec brings her award-winning one-woman show to the Gate Theatre based on the influential novel by Aglaja Veteranyi.


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11 Pembridge Road
Nottinghill Gate
London W11 3HQ

Box office tel: 0207 229 0706

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 1 May 2019

Closes:Saturday 4 May 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Friday - 3-00pm

Tickets


Standard:
£24

Concessions:
£18, £12 under 26

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Cast


Edith Alibec

Creatives


Author: Adapted by Edith Alibec from Aglaja Veteranyi's autobiographical book
Director: Dana Paraschiv
Production: Edith Alibec

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