–Sat 25 Jan 2020
In this extraordinary and heartbreaking puppet play, a life-sized chimpanzee escapes the despair of her captive existence by piecing together memories of her childhood in a human home.
–Sat 25 Jan 2020
Between dance and physical theatre, Peeping Tom’s shows astonish audiences with unsettling imagery, humour and phenomenal choreography that defies logic. This one explores perceptions of childhood.
Wed 29 Jan
–Sat 1 Feb 2020
Dancing hands star in elaborate miniature sets, the action filmed live to become epic on a big screen. See an ingenious show animated before your eyes – ‘a total theatrical treat’ (Times).
–Sat 22 Feb 2020
Three women paused at a moment in time – the menopause – talk about their fears, confront losses and invite acceptance as they unpack their real-life stories with soaring humour, honesty and rage.
Mon 24 Feb
–Mon 2 Mar 2020
Guildhall School presents the world premiere of a new opera commissioned by Scottish Opera, adapted from Don DeLillo’s short story with music by Lliam Paterson and libretto by Pamela Carter.
–Sat 7 Mar 2020
Intrigue, corruption, lust and the thirst for power collide in Cheek by Jowl’s first Italian show – a ‘lavish, decadent, perverse world’ (Corriere della Sera, Milan).
–Wed 25 Mar 2020
A contemporary retelling of the story of Antigone, her siblings and her city, specially commissioned for Guildhall School.
–Sun 29 Mar 2020
Dance so thrilling and imaginative that it packs our auditorium every time – the hugely popular Ballet Black is back with a double bill full of lyrical contrasts and beautiful movement.
Tue 31 Mar
–Thu 9 Apr 2020
This gripping dramatisation of a 1612 rape trial brought by the gifted painter Artemisia Gentileschi roars down the ages centuries after it shocked Renaissance Rome.
–Sun 5 Apr 2020
Live cinema meets performance in this galloping romp through 400 years of history starring a heroine who is born a hero, or a hero who becomes a heroine. For Orlando, it doesn’t really matter.
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