We meet in paradise
Wednesday 17 & Thursday 18 May
**This performance will take place at The Forum despite the weather, if it rains the performance will take place inside**
Masked characters emerge to tell tales of escape and arrival, dreams and fears, and how they’ve started their lives anew. Exile is the name of their destination. Asylum is their hope. Inspired by stories and experiences told to TheatreFragile by refugees and support workers in the UK and across Europe, this theatre piece brings unheard voices to the centre of an interactive performance that poetically presents the complex issues of exile.
Following the performance will be a short installation, giving the opportunity for audiences to listen to conversations between TheatreFragile and refugees and support workers from Norfolk.
Performance runs: c. 1 hr 30 mins (1 hr performance + 30 mins installation)
Supported by The Forum.
The Tarmac Outdoor Programme is supported by The Paul Bassham Charitable Trust and The Geoffrey Watling Charity.
We meet in paradise new version and the tour 2016 is supported by Ministerium fur Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen & Kultursekretariat NRW. The participative project is supported by: Fonds Soziokultur, Ministerium fur Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes Nordrhein- Westfalen, Kulturagentur des andesverbandes Lippe, Hangar 21 & Sparda Bank Detmold.
Norwich production co-produced by TheatreFragile and Norfolk & Norwich Festival.
We meet in paradise has received a Creation aid by the IN SITU network, in the frame of Platform and Act. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission (DGEAC – Culture programme).