ATC Presents… The Events by David Greig

Fri 18 & Sat 19 Sept
8pm
£15/12
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David Greig’s daring new play asks how far forgiveness will stretch in the face of atrocity. Featuring local choirs and a soaring soundtrack, The Events tells of tragedy, obsession and our destructive desire to fathom the unfathomable.

DIRECTOR Ramin Gray
CLAIRE Lesley Hart
THE BOY Clifford Samuel
COMPOSER John Browne
DESIGNER Chloe Lamford
LIGHTING Charles Balfour
SOUND Alex Caplen

A co-production of Actors Touring Company, London, Brageteatret, Drammen, Schauspielhaus Vienna and the Young Vic Theatre, London.

Voted Best Theatre of 2013 by critics in The Guardian
Winner of the Carol Tambor Award
Winner of The Scotman’s Fringe First
Best Play of 2013 nomination, What’s On Stage

★★★★★ “Probably the finest, most important thing Greig has written.”
Dominic Cavendish, The Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ “A poignant look at human tragedy.”
Damon Smith, The Metro

★★★★ “A mighty play.”
Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

★★★★ “David Greig, too, once again considers the limits of our comprehension in The Events”
Ian Shuttleworth, The Financial Times

★★★★ “Builds to a rare emotional pitch.”
Alice Jones, The Independent

★★★★ “A strangely uplifting work about living through grief.”
Andrzej Lukowski, Time Out

”A solemn, searching and ultimately very moving play about a faith-shattering act of violence.”
Ben Brantley, New York Times

 

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