Blood Wedding at the Omnibus Theatre

by George Richmond-Scott in London, Greater London, England

We did it
On 24th May 2018 we successfully raised £6,070 with 104 supporters in 49 days

A contemporary adaptation of Lorca's 'Blood Wedding' to open the Autumn Season 2018 of the award winning Clapham Omnibus Theatre.

by George Richmond-Scott in London, Greater London, England

New stretch target

If we  can reach our stretch target we will be able to cover the fees for our set designer, dialect coach and workshop partner!


Help us launch our brand new adaptation of BLOOD WEDDING and  a linked storytelling workshop. The project will unite British and Spanish artists and audiences to champion cross-cultural collaboration in our current climate.

ON THE STAGE

Lorca’s classic account of familial conflict and fated love will open the Autumn Season at the Omnibus Theatre.

The story is re-imagined in the Spanish population of  London 2018. It focuses on the Mother's viewpoint. Challenges of living in the capital right now underscore the tragedy of the original.

The production will be a theatre experience, spilling into the theatre café in the interval where tapas and live original music composed and played by the actors will create an authentic Spanish wedding party atmosphere.

 Audiences will be engaged in debate through pre-show talks by Lorca experts and post-show Q&As.

IN THE COMMUNITY

Through storytelling workshops we will create a platform for validation, facilitating sharing of participants’ stories using newly learned flamenco skills. We want to give voice to the voiceless as Lorca did himself.            He insisted, ‘theatre must capture the pulse, the drama of its people.’

We will engage local schools and charities including:

2 sessions with Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers, collaborating with storyteller Sally Pomme Clayton. http://www.sdcas.org.uk/
1 session with the Love to Learn teenage group at the Katherine Low Settlement Charity. http://www.klsettlement.org.uk/
These participants will receive free tickets and transport to the play.

WE WANT TO:

>Raise awareness of how the current political situation is affecting European residents in the UK.
>Explore a classic through a new lens, highlighting the complexity of the female characters.
>Engage actively with community charity groups and develop new and established audiences for the theatre.
>Foster stimulating collaborative links between artists, partners and community.

CAN YOU HELP US BRING THIS TO LIFE ON STAGE?

If we can reach our target it will cover hire of the theatre space and the rehearsal room for the whole project!

OUR TEAM:

Director/adaptor: George Richmond-Scott

Movement Director: Patricia Suarez

Producer: Lauri Cryan

Designer: Christianna Mason

Composer: Camilla Mathias 

 

 

 



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Gracias :-)!

Thanks for your support- we appreciate it and will give you a shout out on our Facebook Page.

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Gracias amigo!

We're delighted you want to support us and will thank-you personally on our dedicated Blood Wedding London Facebook Page and Twitter Account.

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Muchas gracias!

Your support means a great deal to us and we'll send you a poster signed by the team and cast.

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Muchisimas gracias!

We are thrilled to have your support and will thank you personally in the programme & on the Blood Wedding Facebook page, too and get you a reduced price ticket for the show.

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Mil gracias!

A thousand thanks for your generous support. We'll send you a copy of the final draft of the script signed by the team and cast.

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Gracias- eres maravilloso!

You've been a wonderful help- thank you so much. We'd like to invite you to take part in a movement workshop to explore some elements of flamenco that inspired our work.

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You've been a special help- we'll send you the director or movement director's script from the rehearsal room annotated with their notes, signed by the cast and team

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You're a real star- please join us for a half day of rehearsals to watch a run through and meet the cast.

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Gracias- nos has ayudado mucho!

Thankyou- you've helped us very much and we'd like to invite you to watch the show and have drinks with the cast afterwards.

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Te agradecemos por tu generoso regalo!

You've given us an amazing gift and really shown your desire to help us: please come and watch our show. Then tour our set and meet Christiana the designer for a drink and chat about how she created our world.

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Gracias desde el fondo de nuestros corazones!

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your sterling support: we'd like to invite you to have dinner with the director/adaptor at our main sponsor's restaurant, Boqueria Brixton, and enjoy authentic, delicious tapas!

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estamos encantados con tu regalo!

You have delighted us- your gift means so much to our production: please have 2 tickets to Press Night and celebratory drinks with the creative team.

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Nos sentimos muy agradecidos!

We feel deeply grateful and honoured by your generosity. Please join us for pre-show drinks with the team, have 2 tickets to the show, a dinner at Boqueria with the director and a producing credit in the programme!

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