by rhiannon last modified 11:58 15/05/2018
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16/05/2018 16:00 to
18/05/2018 22:00

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£17/£13

AGE LIMIT

All ages (6-106)

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We Are Lightning!

Presented by Mayfest 2018 - by Sam Halmarack & Joseph O’Farrell (JOF)

UK PREMIERE

You are invited to the final requiem for the last music joint left in town.

Acclaimed Australian artist Joseph O’Farrell (JOF) and Sam Halmarack combine theatre with the fist-pumping euphoria and power ballads of a stadium gig, in WE ARE LIGHTNING!, a darkly comical work that reflects on the importance of communal spaces where people can come together and express themselves.

Trinity is transformed into a music venue on the brink of closure. A teen band, a community choir and ageing rockers join JOF’s drums and Sam’s guitar to mark and protest its demise, leading audiences through a strange ceremony and heartfelt celebration of how music shapes the lives of the people who play it.

Join us for our last chance to come together and be saved by music.

Whole Lotta Love for the spirit of live music.” The AGE

Spirited and defiant.” Melbourne Arts

Wed 16 May, 4:00pm

Thu 17 May, 9:00pm

Fri 18 May, 9:00pm

 

Running time: 65 mins

Age guidance: All ages (6-106)

WE ARE LIGHTNING! is supported using public funding by Arts Council England through its Strategic Touring Fund.

Following its performance at Mayfest, WE ARE LIGHTNING! will tour to Strike a Light in Gloucester, Quarterhouse Folkestone and Derby Theatre.

Image by Pia Johnson

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