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Acqua Alta
On from 08 Feb 2015 till 09 Feb 2015
New Diorama
by Nonsuch Theatre
Genre(s): Drama, New Writing

Tickets: £14.00 / (£11.00 concessions)

About: Acqua Alta

In light of global warming and increasing sea levels, Noah has filled his floating zoo with two of every species so that he and his guests can relax and enjoy the wonders of the world's most exotic animals from the comfort of sea-faring luxury, every single animal in fact... well, apart from the Unicorns. Noah can't stand Unicorns.

Trapped in a sealed container in an unknown location, six unicorns find themselves without food, without water and with little air. Rejected from an attempted boarding of The Marshmallow they find their surroundings becoming increasingly moist and their future increasingly short.

Acqua Alta invites you on a journey through memory and reality. Inspired by music and told through rhythm, the story unfolds as these beautiful creatures become transfixed on the singular question that surrounds their fate.

This production is supported by the New Diorama Emerging Companies Fund.

Nonsuch Theatre is an international physical theatre company based in Nottingham. They create innovative physical theatre, run ‘oustanding’ outreach workshops across the UK and establish creative spaces for contemporary performance. Nonsuch Theatre are Freerange – not restricting themselves with artistic boundaries or formalities, instead they roam free, travel, they wander through artforms learning and sharing what they learn with the people around them.

www.nonsuchtheatre.com

Reviews

"Who knew disco could be so mesmerising?"
Audience member on Acqua Alta

"This is exactly my kind of theatre"
Audience member on Observations of a Stick Stirrer

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