£10 per show
£35 season ticket for all 4 shows
By Carly Wijs
Directed by Lucy Hayes
Designed by Bea Wilson
Wed 20 – Sat 23 May
There is a giraffe in the gymnasium, and you cannot wiggle your toes. Why don’t the terrorists want to play with Barbie?
September 2004. Beslan, Russia.
1100 children, parents and teachers are taken hostage. Beyond the facts, Girl and Boy are trying to work out what happened.
Us / Them is a playful exploration of the way we imagine meaning from trauma.
This amateur production of “Us/Them” is presented by special arrangement with Nick Hern Books.
Tickets available from Wardrobe Theatre
A post show discussion, led by the director and designer, will take place following Thursday 21st May’s performance.
See below for trigger warnings.
Image: Ed Felton
· Weapon references – guns, bombs
· Violent references
The Directors’ Cuts season is a programme of contemporary theatre presented by the four graduating directors from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and featuring work by acting, design and production students.
Now in its fourteenth year and at The Wardrobe Theatre for the fourth time, the Directors’ Cuts season is firmly established in the Bristol theatre calendar. It has a reputation for showcasing fresh, vibrant and cutting edge theatre work by some of the finest emerging talent in UK theatre.
Diverse and highly charged, this is a season of provocative plays which all have an important relevance in today’s society.
Heloise Lowenthal Girl
Mark Milligan Boy
Director Lucy Hayes
Designer Bea Wilson
Production Manager Jon Sherwood
Stage Manager Lily Baron
Deputy Stage Manager Leila Glen
Lighting Designer Caitlin Ravenscroft
Sound Designer Fred Macleod
Costume Supervisor Charlotte Weiss