hunger

Musicals and Opera (opera, new writing)

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  • Paradise in The Vault - The Vault
  • 12:10
  • Aug 11
  • 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Wanton Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Some violence, misogyny, hostile harmonic texture.
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Joanna Ward and Ryan Hay's hunger is an original short opera inspired by Kafka's A Hunger Artist. This radical and claustrophobic piece follows a woman artist raging against the reductive categories into which the art world forces her. At its premiere (dir. Freya Wynn-Jones) as a commission for Helios Collective's Formations 2017, this piece was described by Judith Weir CBE as 'very unusual' and 'an onslaught on the audience' – which we take as quite the compliment.

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