–23 Mar 2019
From the creative ensemble behind Complicité’s sensational A Disappearing Number, this two-hander unfolds to reveal an intriguing take on mortality, consciousness and artificial life.
22 Mar 2019, 19:00
We celebrate 10 years of the Barbican Young Poets programme with an evening of poetry and spoken word from the 2019 cohort, plus special guests.
–27 Mar 2019
A brother and sister face a death sentence for the murder of their mother. Disenfranchised and without shelter, they hatch a terrible plot to alter their fate.
–13 Apr 2019
Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders) gives a riveting, shape-shifting performance in Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s award-winning novel, a heart-wrenching meditation on love, loss and living.
–30 Mar 2019
Twenty years after bringing her parents onstage in the sublime A Family Outing, Ursula Martinez attempts to recreate the show, without her Dad, and with a mother who can no longer remember her lines.
–12 Apr 2019
Step behind the scenes and see the Barbican Theatre from a new perspective on our 60 minute Backstage Tour.
3 Apr 2019, 19:00
Carlos Acosta broke boundaries and became the first black Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet. Yuli – The Carlos Acosta Story is a film inspired by his life.
–6 Apr 2019
Trevor Carlson, close friend and Executive Director to Merce Cunningham, reflects on the 12 years he spent as a companion to the choreographer, offering a rare insight into the final days of a master.
6 Apr 2019, 16:00
How can a new cast of dancers inhabit a work from another era? A dance has no script or score; it only comes alive when it’s passed from one dancer to another, body to body.
–20 Apr 2019
This immersive Emmy Award-winning documentary transports you to a startling collision between cultures, the viewing experience enhanced by 360-degree vision, CGI animation and enveloping sound.
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