This Realm, This England


London theatre news: Sunday 10 January 2016


Exhibitions - Free events - Royal Shakespeare Company

A lighting installation developed by the Royal Shakespeare Company is running at the Barbican Centre (Mezzanine level) until 24 January 2016.

Barbican Theatre entrance, London.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015


This Realm, This England is a new lighting installation to accompany the RSC's King and Country cycle of plays on the Barbican stage this winter.


Inspired by the set design for the plays, the installation explores the use of creative stage lighting and projections in the productions.


Designers use lighting techniques to enhance the storytelling of a play. Light changes can signify the beginning of a new scene and the passing of time. Projections are used to create different atmospheres and reflect characters’ emotions.


The installation will be on display in the Barbican Centre's Mezzanine Foyer.


Dates


Running now until 24 January 2016


Admission: FREE


Opening times


Open daily

Mon–Sat: 9am–11pm

Sun: 10am-11pm

Bank Holidays: 12 noon–11pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec 2015


Address


Barbican Centre

Silk Street London

EC2Y 8DS


Underground Barbican, Moorgate


Links


Event website


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