hunger

By: Joanna Ward (composer) and Ryan Hay (librettist)

Company: Wanton Theatre

Joanna Ward and Ryan Hay's hunger is an original short opera inspired by Kafka's A Hunger Artist. This radical and claustrophobic piece follows a woman artist raging against the reductive categories into which the art world forces her. At its premiere (dir. Freya Wynn-Jones) as a commission for Helios Collective's Formations 2017, this piece was described by Judith Weir CBE as 'very unusual' and 'an onslaught on the audience' – which we take as quite the compliment.

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Dates:

04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11 August

Time:

12:10 - 12:40

Venue:

The Vault, The Vault

Ticket Prices:

Standard: £5.00
Child: £4.00
Student: £4.00
Unemployed: £4.00