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The Dead
On from 28 Jan 2014 till 01 Mar 2014
Barbican
by Città di Ebla
Genre(s): Drama

Tickets: £16

About: The Dead

Published 100 years ago, James Joyce’s famous anthology Dubliners contains one of his most beloved short stories, The Dead. A song heard by chance reminds a married woman of her first love. Her revelation about the boy who died for her sake culminates in a powerful epiphany.

Joyce’s haunting novella is now reinvented in a strikingly contemporary key. Splicing the performance of a solitary woman in her bedroom with real-time projected images taken live by a photographer, the work creates dialogue between memory and reality, between moments in time.

One of an exciting new wave of Italian theatre-makers, Città di Ebla debuts in the UK.

Presented by the Barbican in association with
London International Mime Festival

Reviews

'Extraordinarily poetic, evocative, striking and challenging' Mentelocale.it (Italy)

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