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–Sat 16 May 2020
From one of the world’s bravest theatre companies comes a visceral, psychological drama set in the near future, depicting a dystopian super-state in which individual rights have given way to control.
–Sun 17 May 2020
Join the Belarus Free Theatre team for a weekend workshop exploring the concept of “Real Theatre for the Real World”, inspired by Dogs of Europe.
–Sat 23 May 2020
Ritual, rites and rhythms rooted in Sardinian culture lend primal, elemental energy to this all-male version of Shakespeare’s play – about a man whose efforts to be king make no sense.
–Sat 30 May 2020
Mixing exuberant hip-hop dance displays, a joyful sense of community and the heart-thumping rhythms of an electronic score, Boy Blue’s biennial showcase always culminates in uproarious applause.
–Thu 11 Jun 2020
Stage and screen star Isabelle Huppert plays Amanda in Tennessee Williams’s bewitching masterpiece about loneliness, lost dreams and illusions, which is directed by Ivo van Hove.
–Sat 13 Jun 2020
Equipped with a bulletproof vest, some know-how and a touch of irony, Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver use spoken word and movement as a call and response to urgent global predicaments.
–Sat 20 Jun 2020
Part sci-fi punk, part warrior, Athena spares no effort in building a new Parthenon only to be thwarted by a deluge in this amazingly poetic, highly physical performance without words.
Sat 27 Jun
–Sat 22 Aug 2020
In light of the ongoing situation relating to Covid-19, the Barbican will now be closed until 30 Jun. We are therefore sad to confirm that the forthcoming production of Evita has been cancelled.
Tue 30 Jun
–Sat 4 Jul 2020
Gritty dance theatre, with autobiographical testimonials and textgiving voice to the vulnerable and unheard. With tenderness and honesty, DROWNTOWN holds up a mirror to a society at tipping point.
–Sun 5 Jul 2020
Join Rhiannon Faith for an intensive weekend workshop in response to their production of Drowntown.
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