1623 News

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Sam Thorogood graduated from the University of Warwick this summer. He joins us as production assistant for Lear/Cordelia and shares his thoughts here on the process of making and sharing a show.

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Kate Wood, a theatre graduate from the University of Derby, is assistant director on our major new production Lear/Cordelia. This is her rehearsal blog.

Friday, 30 September 2016

We're delighted to announce that the teaser trailer for Lear/Cordelia - our major new production that explores dementia through Shakespeare and new writing - has been released.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

1623 is delighted to present a pilot production of Lear/Cordelia: a radical reworking of Shakespeare’s King Lear followed by Cordelia, a new play from the perspective of Lear's youngest daughter.

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Lear/Cordelia pilot production

LEICESTER Attenborough Arts Centre
Friday 14 October, 8pm*
Saturday 15 October, 2.30pm** and 7.30pm
£10 / £7
0116 252 2455

DERBY Derby Theatre Studio
Friday 18 November, 8pm*
Saturday 19 November, 2pm** and 8pm
£10 / £8
01332 59 39 39

* BSL-interpreted performance
** Dementia-friendly performance

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