Styx

Theatre (music, storytelling)

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  • Accessibility:
    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

This Total Theatre Award-shortlisted, Fringe World Award-winning theatre concert returns in a completely new form. Following a ten-time, five-star-reviewed international run in 2019-20, this extraordinary exploration of family, myth and memory loss comes back with remixed music and bearing wounds wrought by 18 months of disrupted human connectivity. What does it mean to lose the memories that make us who we are? How can we continue to be ourselves when we are separated from our loved ones? 'A gorgeously atmospheric, exquisitely lit, ear-tingling journey into the past and memory itself' (Lyn Gardner).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Separate Entrance-Front of House will guide audience to the separate entrance. There are 4 steps into the performance space if not taking the accessible route.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    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

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • 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

William Evans 36 days ago

This was an absolutely beautiful show, with myth and reality woven together in a stunningly creative way. It brought tears to both mine and my girlfriend's eyes, and was the highlight of our Fringe.

Simon Price 40 days ago

Left this show as I really didn't enjoy it. I know what it was trying to do, but it just came over as pretentious nonsense.

Frida Khan 43 days ago

This was the best show that I saw at the Fringe. The performers created such a magical and exceptional atmosphere. I loved the interplay between the story of Orpheous, the story of the singer's grandparents, and neuroscience.

E 44 days ago

Good atmosphere and music itself was great at times but the show definitely dragged on and it was hard to follow the multiple plots, lyrics were sometimes cringey and it didn’t have the impact it was aiming for

Local 44 days ago

Dreadful. Do yourself a favour and give this a miss. Contrived pretentious nonsense. 6th form philosophy mixed with bedroom pop/angst style music. I actually thought many times during this performance ‘ what the f*** is actually going on here.?’

Could’ve left after 5 minutes of the opening school lesson “ hands up who knows the story of Orpheus.” Seriously thought I was in a classroom. Lasted about 45 mins, which was way more than I should of. So bad at times I felt physically ill.

Martin burroughs 47 days ago

A truly lovely piece of gig theatre. If I had the chance I'd definitely see it again.
The musicianship, while easy to miss, is superb. The lighting is excellent. And the split voice thing, never heard that before, very innovative.
But above all it's a beautifully woven narrative, a myth and a family story knitted into one plot.


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Corr Blimey (4/5 stars) 43 days ago

What any of us would surrender for the chance to speak with a departed loved one, even for just one moment. Mythos is founded on the concept of speaking to those beyond the veil, music a tribute to them. Styx, an award-winning concert experience of storytelling, centring itself around family, loss, and the primal connection with music. Drawing inspiration from the famed river of the Underworld, Styx attempts to reconstruct the stories of Max Barton’s Grandfather, helped by recordings from his grandmother, who has Alzheimer’s.

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Theatre Weekly (4/5 stars) 43 days ago

Styx was a truly wonderful return to the fringe for me, a welcome reminder of the unifying effect that theatre can have on us all, and a reminder that regardless of how overwhelming things may seem, there is always beauty to be found in the concept of the unknown.

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