Silence

  • Pleasance at EICC - The Square
  • 21:30
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Poland
  • Group: Teatr Biuro Podrozy
  • Warnings and additional info: Show explores themes of war and its effects on civilian populations. Show contains pyrotechnics.
  • 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

Twenty-three years after the multi award-winning Carmen Funebre, the acclaimed TBP present the sequel. While Carmen explored the impact of war on civilians with the Bosnian conflict as the focus, Silence picks up the story of refugees caught in a spiral of violence and with dreams of escape. Why do those who flee expose themselves to the dangers and humiliation of displacement? And why do atrocities in the Middle East and the exodus to "safety" in Europe evoke such fear among Europeans? This politically charged outdoor production uses pyrotechnics and stunning physicality to create extraordinary, memorable images.

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