Hounded Theatre in collaboration with the Ugly Collective present Gabrielle Sheppard’s Leftovers, now coming to Theatre N16 for the first week of June.
Elizabeth packs a suitcase to flee a reality she’s not ready to face. As possessions reveal her past and her daughter can’t see her own future, Elizabeth is forced to see that timeless lies soon catch up with you.
This romantic fairytale transports the immigration crisis on to our front doorstep through physical expression, text and an original score. Nostalgia dresses an exciting journey about love, memories, aging and fate. Collaboratively devised by the company, based on the writings of Gabrielle Sheppard, Leftovers follows the young heroine into her memories and delusions of the life she could have lived, with the family she could have had, only if…
Directed by Dimitris Chimonas with an original design by Sara Blondal, the piece unravels with a strong visuals and physicality to provide heartwarming beauty. The companies are proud to be working with Care4Calais on this project and will be donating a percentage of the profits to help refugees in the Calais camp.
Playwright Gabrielle Sheppard
Director Dimitris Chimonas
Devised by Hounded Theatre in collaboration with the Ugly Collective
Supported by Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre
Original design Sara Blondal
Sponsor Essex University BA Graduate Award 2016
Performance Dates 5th June to 9th June 2016
Theatre N16, The Bedford Pub, 77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD
Ticket Price £12 (£10 concessions)
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