Guildhall School's first drama production of the Spring term
3 - 14 February 2017 / 19:30, 14:00
Milton Court Studio
By Simon Stephens Lisa Blair
director Sophie Thomas
designer Chris Needle
lighting designer* Bryan Novelo Patton
Set around Limehouse Cut and the Lee River in East London, Herons
is a sensitive and mournful play about urban disaffection and brutality, vulnerability and violence, and the damaged and fragmented lives of its young protagonists. This powerful play by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
) premiered at the Royal Court in 2001 to great acclaim.
*Student on the BA (Hons) Technical Theatre Arts programme
Please note that this production contains strong language and scenes of a
violent nature, which some audience members may find disturbing. Suitable for ages 16+.
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