Blue Elephant Spring Season features Award Winning director, Ricky DukesThursday, 9 February, 2012
Fringe Report award winner, Ricky Dukes, directs and designs Lazarus Theatre company’s production of Euripedes’ Women of Troy at the Blue Elephant theatre, as part of the theatre’s Spring season. Full details of this and other productions are below.
28 Feb to 17 March 2012
The Fantasist by Theatre Temoin and Cie. Traversiere. A re-working of Barbe Bleue. Directed by Ailin Conant, designed by Moss and Giorgio Ritucci, costiumes by Kirsten Fletcher, lighting by Allan Ramsay. Puppet Director: Robin Guiver. A blend of physical theatre, puppetry and original music tells the story of a woman’s battle with the swirl of extreme moods. Struggling with the tricks her mind plays on her, Louise yearns for sleep. Instead, she must take a strange journey with a surprise visitor in this exploration of bipolar disorder.
20 March to 14 April 2012
Women of Troy by Lazarus Theatre Company, after Euripides. Directed and designed by Ricky Dukes, costumes by Emily Stuart. Amidst the slaughter and ruins of Troy, the women wait to be handed out to the victors. Hecuba, Queen of Troy, must confront both a bleak future and Helen, the woman who brought this humiliation to them all.
17 April to 5 May 2012
Sonata Movements, by ConcertTheatre. Directed by DaDiow Lin and Jude Christian, designed by Gary Thorne, costumes by Nadia Malik. Sonata Movements is a collective of short pieces, like the repertoire of a concert, exploring the potential form of ‘ConcertTheatre’. ‘ConcertTheatre’ combines classical music and theatre.
More at www.blueelephanttheatre.co.uk