Theatre closures due to coronavirus outbreak
From Saturday 15 August 2020, indoor performances at London theatres are allowed (with social distancing).
Outdoor performances (where possible) can also go ahead.
However, most theatres remain closed as they either do not have outside spaces or regard the need for social distancing as uneconomic.
The show below is due to open after the reopening date given above so it is possible it will go ahead, but you are advised to check the booking link to confirm.
27 Oct to 1 Nov 2020
White Bear Theatre
Image courtesy White Bear Theatre
After meeting in 1922, Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West began an intense relationship which lasted until Woolf's suicide in 1941.
Their relationship blossomed from tentative admiration into a secretive, furtive, long distance affair, eventually developing into a lasting friendship of the most profound intimacy.
Fascinated by how this illicit affair was conducted and the nuances it reveals in female relationships, Tanzlar Theatre will create a piece rooted in the lettered conversations between these two writers, two extraordinary women of the 20th century.
An exploration of female relationships unbounded by the social tropes of mother-daughter-grandmother-wife, this is female intimacy entirely disconnected from the masculine gaze.
Applying elements of Virginia's pioneering novel Orlando, which was written for Vita and centres on a gender swapping heroine, reduced to a thing that wants is a modern exploration of femme-hood, of person-hood.
This is about women creating, destroying, feeling and expressing intimacy through their own language, through their own gaze.
Background, advisory warnings
Age suitability: Not available
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London SE11 4DJ
Performance days & times
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Author: Jess Cole and Scarlett Woolfe
Composer: Josh Field
Director: Scarlett Woolfe
Set designer: Sorcha Corcoran and Margarita Ieva Loze
Production: Tanzlar Theatre