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The Village, a new adaptation of a classic play, opens at the Theatre Royal Stratford East
Friday 7 September, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - Saturday 6 October, 2018 @ 7:30 pm£10
Nadia Fall directs The Village which opens her first season as Artistic Director at the Theatre Royal Stratford East. The Village sets the drama in contemporary India against a background of political unrest and tells the story of a community fighting injustice. It is a new adaptation of Lope de Vega’s classic play, Fuenteovejuna, by April de Angelis.
Village life for Jyoti is simple: the people work hard, sing and live off the earth. She would much rather devour a delicious meal than think about a suitable partner.
But when the Inspector and his men arrive back in town, things quickly begin to sour. The Inspector’s reign of terror sees him commit unspeakable acts against the village with young Jyoti in his sights, pushing everyone to breaking point. Will she dare to reject his advances?
Newham Discount Night: There are a limited number of £5 for all preview performances for visitors who work or live in Newham – proof of address required. Only available to book in person or over the phone (020 8534 0310).
The Village (7 Sep – 6 Oct)
BSL INTERPRETED PERFORMANCE: THU 4 OCT, 7:30PM
CAPTIONED PERFORMANCE: FRI 5 OCT, 7:30PM
AUDIO DESCRIBED PERFORMANCE: SAT 6 OCT, 2.30PM
To book tickets visit Stratford East website