The Dead

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST FEBRUARY 2014

ADDRESS
Barbican The Pit, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 8DS 
 
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Dates:
28th January 2014 until 1st February 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
7.45pm
 
PRICES
£16; £8 under 16s
 

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The DeadItalian theatre group Cittą di Ebla presents its contemporary take on James Joyce's short story The Dead, part of the writer's 1914 collection Dubliners. In the story, a woman is transfixed when she hears a song at a party that transports her back to memories of her first love, a boy who gave his life to be with her. For this 55 minute Barbican performance, we join a female dancer in her bedroom as she relives the powerful emotions of her youth. A projected backdrop of real-time photographic images plays with ideas of memory, reality and connections between moments in time. The Dead forms part of this year's London International Mime Festival and is considered suitable for 14+. There will be a post-show talk on 29 January.

 

About Barbican The Pit

In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to drama, from established artists to those at the start of their careers. One of the country's largest arts centres, the distinctive concrete walls of the Barbican continue to house high quality theatrical productions. More about Barbican The Pit

The Dead images

The Dead  Città di Ebla, The Dead Valentina Bravetti. Photo credit Luca di Filippo  

The Dead - Città di Ebla, The Dead  Valentina Bravetti. Photo credit Luca di Filippo

The Dead Città di Ebla, The Dead Valentina Bravetti. Photo credit Luca di Filippo 

The Dead - Città di Ebla, The Dead  Valentina Bravetti. Photo credit Luca di Filippo More Images
 

LondonTown.com - The Dead Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
0 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
0 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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