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Arcola Theatre
24 Ashwin St
Dalston
London
E8 3DL
020 7503 1646
boxoffice@arcolatheatre.com
http://www.arcolatheatre.com
Nearest Tube/Train Station:
Dalston Kingsland BR
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BOY
On from 14 Jul 2014 to 26 Jul 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Arcola Theatre

Tickets: £7 - £9 - 19 - 26 July at 3pm and 7pm (no 3pm performance on 21 & 22 July, no Sunday show)

I’m only fourteen... I don’t really understand what War is, but I know what I believe in, who I love and what I need to do to protect them.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, Boy is a new production for younger audiences inspired by the incredible true story of Jack Cornwall, a normal boy from East London who did extraordinary things and paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Napoleon Blown Apart
On from 29 Jul 2014 to 02 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Arcola Academy

Tickets: £8 - £10

On Christmas Eve 1800, a bomb exploded in a horse and cart on Rue St Nicaise in Paris, killing several innocent civilians – one of the first recorded uses of an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) in an act of terrorism. The target, Napoleon, was on his way to the opera to watch the opening of Hadyn’s ‘Creation’, and had passed the so called ‘Infernal Machine’ seconds before it detonated, narrowly escaping the blast…

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GRIMEBORN: San Domino
On from 03 Aug 2014 to 06 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Tim Anfilogoff & Alan Whittaker

Tickets: £12 - £15

Based on the reality of Mussolini’s persecution of homosexuals, this is the story of men sentenced to five years confinement for degeneracy.

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HOLES
On from 16 Jul 2014 to 09 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Tom Basden

Tickets: £12 - £20 / (£17,50 concessions)

"We are the survivors of flight BA043. We don’t know where we are. You have to help us. Hello? ... Is there anybody out there? ... Hello ... ?"

Stranded, four survivors wait.

Surely somebody will find them. Planes don't just disappear, do they? And, if no-one's coming… what do they do now?

Absurd, hilarious and fast-paced, Tom Basden’s razor-sharp comedy lands in London this summer for a strictly limited run in the Arcola Tent.

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The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes
On from 23 Jul 2014 to 16 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Rashid Razaq, based on a short story by Hassan Blasim

Tickets: £12 - £18 / (£15 concessions)

A black comedy – an Iraqi refugee comes to London in search of his dream...

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GRIMEBORN: The Medium
On from 14 Aug 2014 to 16 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Gian Carlo Menotti

Tickets: £12 - £15

Composed in 1946, The Medium is an eerie story that follows the journey of a fraudulent psychic woman. Often referred to as a musical drama, The Medium appeals to both theatre, opera and even film audiences.

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GRIMEBORN - Werther
On from 19 Aug 2014 to 23 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Jules Massenet, French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann

Tickets: £12 - £15

This tragic tale of forbidden love tells the story of a young poet, Werther, and his beautiful muse, Charlotte.

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GRIMEBORN: Acis and Galatea
On from 20 Aug 2014 to 23 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Handel

Tickets: £12 - £15

Eboracum Baroque return to the Arcola Theatre to present Handel’s pastoral “little opera” Acis and Galatea, accompanied by a small orchestra of period instruments.

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GRIMEBORN - Madame X
On from 25 Aug 2014 to 27 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Tim Benjamin

Tickets: £12 - £15

“…we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye…”

Madame X is a new opera by Tim Benjamin, inspired by the Italian operas of Handel and by Jacobean revenge drama. This dark, passionate and obsessive tale is peppered with black humour and explores the potent combination of money and power in the world of art.

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GRIMEBORN: Women Box
On from 25 Aug 2014 to 28 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Size Zero Opera and the Ligeti Quartet

Tickets: £12 - £15

Women Box is a triple bill of music theatre and opera co-produced by Size Zero Opera and the Ligeti Quartet celebrating the work of female composers through works celebrating the inclusion of Women's Boxing in the Commonwealth Games, and the rise of the female conductor!

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GRIMEBORN: The Coronation of Poppea
On from 29 Aug 2014 to 30 Aug 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Monteverdi New translation by John Warrack

Tickets: £12 - £15

Ryedale Festival Opera return to Grimeborn with Monteverdi’s greatest opera – an ‘immorality tale’ of power, lust and corruption in Imperial Rome.

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GRIMEBORN: Aikainen
On from 01 Sep 2014 to 03 Sep 2014
Arcola Theatre
by Miika Hyytiäinen

Tickets: £12 - £15

Aikainen [ˈɑikɑinen] = early, about time

We all know what time means, or even think that we’re able to describe what time is, but we fail if we really have to explain it. “What is time?” is one of the central philosophical questions since Seneca.

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GRIMEBORN: Façade / Eight Songs for a Mad King
On from 05 Sep 2014 to 07 Sep 2014
Arcola Theatre
by William Walton/ Peter Maxwell Davies

Tickets: £12 - £15

Do we need a little madness to set us free, or just a little freedom to be mad?

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