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A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction Pre-Show Talk

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Lydia West stars in A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction

Get behind the scenes of A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction at a Q&A talk with the director, just for Members.

Hear director Katie Mitchell discuss how how she is changing the game when it comes to touring theatre productions. Gain a unique insight into the play's one-of-a-kind touring model and ask your burning questions about hows the arts can be more sustainable in a time of ecological crisis. Learn about how the play is powered entirely by bicycles and join in the discussion with an interactive Q&A chaired by Barbican's Head of Theatre and Dance Toni Racklin.


This talk is offered solely to Barbican Members and Young Barbican Members and will start at 6:00pm, taking place before the evening's A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction performance. Barbican Members are welcome to bring a guest, they must have their own ticket.

If you can no longer make it, please email us to let us know at [email protected] so we can release your tickets to someone else.

Please note that tickets to A Play for the Living in a Time of Extinction must be purchased separately. 


‘Highly informative and greatly enhanced the experience that followed‘
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