Going Through

by Estelle Savasta and translated by Kirsten Hazel Smith
A Bush Theatre co-production with the Institut Français du Royaume Uni as part of its Cross Channel Theatre and En Scène! programmes
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28 Mar to 27 Apr
UK Premiere
Writer and director Estelle Savasta runs ‘Hippolyte a mal au cœur’, a company creating ground-breaking bilingual work based in France. Her first play Seule dans ma peau d’âne received acclaim at the 2008 Molières awards. Going Through (originally Traversée) is her second play and premieres in London at the Bush Theatre in 2018.

“It’s not always children’s stories that happen to children.”

When the men come to drive her away, Youmna cuts off Nour’s hair. And so begins one girl’s journey. By bus, by lorry, into the sound of gun-shots, through adolescence and across borders. All she can take with her is a little box and her memories of Youmna. Youmna, who told her that everything grows back – grass, desires, branches, even hair.

Going Through is the UK premiere of the critically acclaimed French play Traversée. This bilingual production seamlessly mixes English and British Sign Language and is directed by Bush Theatre Associate Director Omar Elerian (Misty, NASSIM). It is translated by Kirsten Hazel Smith.

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28 March - 27 AprilFrom £10

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  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

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6, 13, 20, 27 AprilFrom £10

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  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

Wednesday Matinees

10, 17, 24 AprilFrom £10

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  • Disabled: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

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