Thank so much to those who came to see Abandoned Brothers last week, and to Elin Williams and Cory Ann Ship for coming and reviewing it. You both made some really good points - this piece and Re-Live's work in general don't fit into a neat category. Maybe we're creating a new category. We're using the phrase "documentary theatre" at the moment, but it could equally be testimony theatre or witness...
For us the process has been extraordinary and the moment of hearing those…Continue
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We've got a week to go till Abandoned Brothers opens at Chapter. At the moment it feels about as scary as theatre can get. We're creating documentary theatre. There is no safety barrier of fiction. This is real-life and the emotions our performers are going through are raw and painful. Today one of our performers re-enacted the moment he pleaded with a psychiatrist to…Continue