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By William ShakespeareDirected by Liesl Tommy
Apr 25 - May 28
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Adapted and Directed by Emma Rice
Originally commissioned and produced by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld
Based on the iconic 1945 movie and Noël Coward’s play Still Life, Brief Encounter switches seamlessly between live theatre and projected film footage, taking audiences to a bygone age of romance and the silver screen.
“I felt enlivened, enlightened and seriously moved." The New York Times
"A first class return to romance" - Daily Telegraph
"Vibrantly theatrical and totally absorbing" - The New York Observer
Adapted and Directed by Annie-B Parson & Paul Lazar / The Big Dance Theater
Adapted from Two Stories by Anton Chekov
Featuring Mikhail Baryishnikov
Hear a story like it’s never been told before. A daring ensemble, including renowned performer Mikhail Baryshnikov, tells two of Anton Chekhov’s brilliant anti-love stories with a myriad of mixed media and movement.
"Mikhail Baryshnikov's fluidity and lyricism is something special" - Talkin' Broadway
“It’s hard to do justice to the freewheeling brilliance of Big Dance Theater’s combination of dance, theater, video and idiosyncratic imagination; suffice it to say you should see the work of Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar whenever possible.” - The New York Times
"truly unexpected and delightful...leave the theater with a little spring in your step" - Springfield Republican
"be entranced in a quiet spell that honors Chekhov's simple and small tales of sweet/not-so-sweet absurdities of life, love and existence" - The Hartford Courant
Written and Directed by Yael Farber
Based on August Strindberg's Miss Julie
The duality of contemporary South Africa is revealed as a deadly attraction spirals out of control over power, sexuality, mothers and the land. Haunting and violent, intimate and heartbreaking, Mies Julie is an unforgettable play for today.
"The temperature never stops rising in Yael Farber's Mies Julie, a play for which 'scorcher' is way too mild a description. Inspired." - The New York Times
"An emotionally shattering evening that blows the dust off Strindberg's theatrical shocker. An unforgettable play for today" - The Daily Telegraph
"Miss Julie has never raged quite so fiercely as she does in this searing and fearless new version by Yael Farber, which reinvents Strindberg's play and transposes it to modern South Africa. Brilliant." - The Guardian
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