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The Wedding


Seducing audiences with intricate choreography and provocative narratives, The Wedding brings the union between state and individual into question amid a flurry of white dresses.

This extraordinary ensemble of nine international performers guide you through a dystopian world in which we are all brides, wedded to society.  This emotionally charged and spectacular performance promises revolution and hope.

Physical theatre company Gecko set stages alight with ‘hugely visual, exuberantly choreographed and often poetically lush shows’ (Guardian). Led by Artistic Director Amit Lahav, they meld heightened movement with dramatic staging and minimal dialogue to confront big themes. The company return to our stage by popular demand following an acclaimed run as part of London International Mime Festival 2019.

Tagged with: Theatre & dance

Duration: 1 hour 20 mins, no interval

Age guidance: 14+

Post-show talk, Thu 9 Jun
Free to same-day ticket holders (BSL-interpreted). 

Presented by the Barbican in association with London International Mime Festival

Members and Members Plus enjoy 20% off ticket prices for this show.

No booking fee. Discounted tickets subject to availability.

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Corporate Members enjoy discounted ticket prices to this performance. 

2 tickets max per booking. 

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Under 16’s 
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£12, subject to availability 

Groups can book at a 20% discount, subject to availability. Contact [email protected] to make a group booking. 



All discounts are subject to availability at the discretion of the Barbican Box Office and can be withdrawn at any time. Discounted tickets cannot be booked in conjunction with any other discount or offer and are not available on lowest price tickets.

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‘A gut-cry of revolution that will grab you by the serotonin glands. It’s glorious, honest and funny, performed with heart and presented with distinct style‘
‘As the lights fade, the audience erupts into spontaneous applause … masterpiece‘
‘There's a terrific ensemble at work in a show that bursts with the joy of union‘
The Guardian