Time: October 17, 2014 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm
Location: South Wales
Street: High Street
Website or Map: https://www.google.co.uk/maps…
Phone: 01792 464790
Event Type: site, specific, performance
Organized By: Volcano Theatre
Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2014
BLACK STUFF is a performance about coal, art, politics and a doomed search for the Great White Tip of Dowlais. It takes its cue from a short story: The Hangman’s Assistant by the largely forgotten Welsh writer Dai Alexander. Black Stuff is a show about the past and the present, and the creative images that have accumulated around the town of Ystradgynlais. And features aspects of the lives of Josef Herman, David Martin and Betty Rae Watkins.
This unusual site-specific performance is a grimy subterranean journey, a modern Welsh work of art and a chance to explore Swansea’s new culture house in the making!
Features real people, real coal, a real building and a few surprises. Wear warm clothes and be prepared to get slightly grubby.
7 – 18 October, Tuesday to Saturday, 7:30pm
(except 10 Oct, which is a 9pm showing)
Buy tickets online via www.volcanotheatre.co.uk
Directed by Paul Davies
Movement Director: Catherine Bennett
Design: Lizzie French and Cadi Lane
Performers: Rhys McLellan; Neal McWilliams; Barbara Sarmiento Araña; Robin Willingham
Production Manager: John Kirk
Rehearsal Stage Manager: Fiona McCulloch
Thanks to Betty Rae Watkins, Sarah Pace and the Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru
Tickets: Full Price £10, Concessions £5
Concession price applies to unwaged, students, disabled people, under-18s and senior citizens. Proof of status for concessions or special offers may be required upon collection.
You may buy advance tickets online. Tickets will not be posted, but will be held on the door for collection before the show. Doors open an hour before performance.
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