Complicite

A Disappearing Number

10 October 2008 - 1 November 2008 / 19:45, 19:00, 14:30
Theatre


Tickets:
£10 - 40
£2 off all tickets from 10 - 14 Oct.

 sold out


Following its triumph during bite07, multi award-winning hit A Disappearing Number, returns by popular demand.

Taking as its starting point one of the most mysterious and romantic collaborations of all time, this is a story about connections between ideas, cultures and times. In London a man attempts to unravel the secrets of his lover. In Bangalore a woman collapses on a train. In Cambridge in 1914 Englishman GH Hardy seeks to comprehend the ideas of the Indian prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan. A Disappearing Number weaves a provocative theatrical pattern about our relentless compulsion to understand.

Performance time: 19:45 (15 Oct 19:00; also 14:30 18 25 30 Oct 1 Nov)
Running time: 110 mins/no interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

Captioned performance 25 Oct 14.30

Age guidance 14+

Post Show Talk 30 Oct
Complicite Teacher's Workshop 16 Oct

Conceived and directed by Simon McBurney
Devised by the Company
Original Music by Nitin Sawhney
Design by Michael Levine

Co-produced by Complicite, barbicanbite07, Wiener Festwochen, Holland Festival, Ruhrfestspiele in association with Theatre Royal Plymouth

Linklaters
is delighted to support this production of Complicite’s A Disappearing Number at the Barbican.

Supported by Arts Council England.


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