Hanbury & Groves: A Time of Listening
Sat 8 Sep 3:30pmTickets £8.00
Part of Festival of New
Mind games – the frailty of memory
Director Rebecca Hanbury and composer Alex Groves are an inventive and free-spirited theatre-making duo.
Their new work explores the fallibility and frailty of human memory. What happens when the precision of memory fails us? How does our mind edit and interpret long-distant, semi-forgotten experiences (joy, pain, excitement and regret) to shape our life stories and define the people we are – or the people we would like to be? Drawing on scientific research, they experiment with sound and music, technology and theatrical techniques to foster a feeling of fleeting illusions, of things forgotten, falsely conjured, cherished and obsessed over. A world where nothing is quite what it seems…
All sessions in the Festival of New last about an hour
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Food will be available in the Concert Hall Café on Friday and Saturday 10am – 7.30pm. The Britten Studio Bar opens an hour prior to the evening performances and will stay open afterwards.