(Can This Be) Home

Theatre (music, spoken word)

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  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

Half music concert, half spoken word performance where Kolbrún Sigfúsdóttir examines the immigrant experience of Brexit and flautist/composer Tom Oakes plays the tunes his travels have inspired. A show literally in the making since the summer before the vote, we take stock of where we are now. Can we ever feel at home again? Brite Theater is a multi award-winning company known for unorthodox stagings. Winner of the Prague Fringe New Territories Award (2018). 'Urgent real-life insight into the everyday ramifications of the business of bad government' **** (Herald). 'Visceral, vulnerable and powerful' **** (EdinburghGuide.com).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: There is level access from the john Knox building, If entering using the main entrance there are 9 steps. Once inside a lift that can take customers down to the -2 floor which is the bottom of the raked seating. If not it is 16 steps to the top of the raked seating then 15 steps to the front row.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 110 days ago

(Can This Be) Home pairs spoken word by Kolbrún Sigfúsdóttir and readings of origin pieces on immigration, culture shock and the growing resentments over Brexit, with musicial arrangements by flautist Tom Oakes influenced by time spent abroad meeting friends and forging relationships. Moving venue from the Traverse Theatre earlier in the year...

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All Edinburgh Theatre (3/5 stars) 118 days ago

(Can This Be) Home, Brite Theater’s production at the Storytelling Centre, is an emotive piece, stating important truths but not always cohering. Described as ‘half music concert, half spoken word performance’, it features Kolbrún Bjort Sigfúsdóttir, a theatre maker originally from Iceland, and Devon-born folk musician, flautist and composer Tom...

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