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BIRTH

1 September 2021 to 30 November 2021 UK

After the success of their critically-acclaimed international hit The Nature of Forgetting, Theatre Re returns with 'a rich tapestry of ongoing humanity' (The Scotsman) about the evolution of family. Brought to life with incredible live music, BIRTH is a poignant piece of visual theatre exploring relationships and inter-generational connections.

“Emily is eight months pregnant when she reads her grandmother's journal. As she delves into the depths of her family history, its pages unveil a legacy of unspoken tragedies, courage and unconditional love. BIRTH traces the journey of three women from the same family as they discover self-acceptance, hope and strength in each other. Deftly tackling the sensitive topic of loss during pregnancy, the production explores the fragility of life.”

Company director Guillaume Pige comments, “BIRTH is a celebration of family with all its joy, pain and secrets. Throughout the development process, we unearthed the parallels between our Page | 2 own lives and the lives of our parents and grandparents. We looked at the moments that have been an important part of family life for generations and that we want to remember. We also looked at the ones we tried to forget, but that meant so much at the time and defined who we are.”

BIRTH is a visual performance piece which is accessible for D/deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

Tickets are available from individual theatre box offices.

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