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Peter Brook - C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord - 11 and 12
On from 05 Feb 2010 till 27 Feb 2010
Barbican
by Peter Brook - C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord
Genre(s): Drama

Tickets: £10 - £35

About: Peter Brook - C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord - 11 and 12

FIVE STARS – Michael Billington
'What I admired most was the simple beauty of Brook's staging.' The Guardian *****

Directed by Peter Brook, this new play, which comes to the Barbican as part of an international tour, explores an extraordinary conflict in West Africa under French occupation. It shows how a dispute over whether a certain prayer should be recited 11 or 12 times leads inexorably to hatred and massacres. The question of violence and the true place of tolerance make this epic story more than ever relevant today.

Performance time: 19:45 (also 14:30 on 20, 25, 27 Feb)
Running time: 100mins / no interval
Latecomers will not be admitted

Age guidance 14+
Performed in English

23 Feb, 7.45pm
Captioned performance

27 Feb, 2pm
Audio-described performance and touch tour

20 & 21 Feb
10.30am – 4.30pm
Bite Weekend Workout
Approaching 11 and 12

4-27 Feb The Directorspective: Peter Brook

Adapted from the works of Amadou Hampaté Bâ
by Marie-Hélène Estienne and Peter Brook
Directed by Peter Brook
Music by Toshi Tsuchitori
Lighting design by Philippe Vialatte
Costumes by Hélène Patarot

With
Antonio Gil Martinez*
Makram J. Khoury
Tunji Lucas
Jared McNeill
Khalifa Natour
Abdou Ouologuem
César Sarachu*
Maximilien Seweryn

*Please note that César Sarachu will be performing on 5, 6, 9, 11, 12 and 13 Feb. Antonio Gil Martinez will be performing on all other dates.

Co-commissioned by barbicanbite10, London; C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris; Grotowski Institute, Wroclaw
Associate Producer William Wilkinson

Reviews

'…Brook at his best.' The Guardian 5*

'It’s the work of a director quietly but fervently trying to unearth mysterious truths in a world that he continues to find troubling but fascinating.' The Times

'...this is a Brook production to respect.' The Times

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