The Rainbow – A Rehearsed Reading of a New Adaptation

Theatre (new writing, neurodiversity led)

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  • ZOO Southside - Main House
  • 19:00
  • Aug 10
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Nicola Werenowska
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Originally published in 1915, The Rainbow was extraordinarily ahead of its time as Lawrence explores the experiences of three generations of Polish women living in Nottinghamshire at the turn of the 20th century. This groundbreaking adaptation by award-winning neurodivergent playwright Nicola Werenowska, will focus on the women at the centre of this rich work. Through interweaving narration, dialogue, lyrical text and movement, this work creates a space for matrilineal knowledge, and a debate around decolonising narratives by addressing the women's Polish heritage.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: The level access is via the rear or the builiding. There are 16 steps from the street level to the seating.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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