South Africa, Northern Ireland, Rwanda, Bosnia and Zimbabwe. Five devastating conflicts, thirty years, one room and one burning question: can reconciliation be found when the reluctant truth is finally spoken? Twenty-two actors bring debbie tucker green's sixty-minute unblinking exploration of loss to life. Stories from across the world weave together in a search for justice, as victims and perpetrators alike struggle for meaning in the aftermath of crime.
Approximate run time: 1 hour, with no intermission
Not recommended for young theatre-goers. Contains mature content; please contact tickets [at] sideshowtheatre [dot] org if you would like more specific information on the content of this production.
Sideshow is happy to provide the following accessible services for the performances listed:
Audio Description and Touch Tour:
Friday, April 14: 6pm Touch Tour; 7:30pm performance
Thursday, March 23: 7:30pm performance
Friday, March 31: 7:30pm performance
Saturday, April 8: 7:30pm performance
Sunday, April 9: 3pm performance
debbie tucker green won a 2011 Obie award for the US premiere of born bad at Soho Rep, NYC. UK writing/directing credits include nut (Royal National Theatre – Shed) and truth and reconciliation (Royal Court Theatre). Select UK playwriting credits include: random (Royal Court Theatre); generations (Young Vic); trade (RSC New Work Festival – Stratford); stoning mary (Royal Court Theatre Downstairs); born bad (Hampstead Theatre); dirty butterfly (Soho Theatre). TV/film: second coming (writer/director); random (writer/director), which won a 2012 Bafta Award for Best Single Drama; heat (writer/director); and spoil (writer). Radio credits include: gone, random, handprint and freefall (BBC Radio 3); to swallow (BBC Radio 4).
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.