BABYLON: Beyond Borders

Devised by Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Pedro Granato, Mwenya Kabwe and Ruthie Osterman
Bush Theatre in association with Harlem Stage, Market Theatre and Pequeno Ato
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12 Feb to 16 Feb
Part of BABYLON

An international event, taking place in four different countries at the same time, connected via live stream.

Four extraordinary theatres, each deeply rooted in its own community, collaborate and explore their relationship to Babylon and its meanings, from land and exile to migration and language. The outcome is performance that takes place simultaneously and projected via live stream to London, New York, Johannesburg and Sao Paolo.

 

The event will be built from four creative parts presented by each theatre and projected live on stage in the other countries. They will work with the different time zones to create a holistic event using live stream, involving live music and audience participation during the performance. This simultaneous event will celebrate cross-border solidarity and creativity.

 

Project Partners

Bush Theatre (London, UK) – a world-famous home for new plays and an internationally renowned champion of playwrights.

Harlem Stage (NYC, USA) – an award-winning performing arts centre that features diverse local, national, and global artists in music, film, opera, theatre, dance and literature.

Pequeno Ato (São Paulo, Brazil)- award-wining young independent theatre focusing on creating new dramaturgy and contemporary aesthetics.

Market Theatre (Johannesburg, South Africa) was operating as an independent, non-racial theatre during the country’s apartheid regime. The theatre provides a platform for professional performing and visual arts repertoire.

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