“And for our next act …
The Magical Military Junta …
Will make 30,000 people disappear before your very eyes.”
Step into Buenos Aires for this immersive theatrical experience, which pulls back the curtain on a secretive state, and shines the spotlight on a powerful act of resistance.
These Trees are Made of Blood is a political musical cabaret set in the heart of Argentina’s Dirty War.
Spectacular, arresting and totally unique, it follows one mother’s extraordinary quest to take on the authorities and find her ‘disappeared’ daughter.
Following a sold-out premiere in 2015, this reworked production – featuring original live music, magic and movement – lights up the Arcola for four weeks only.
Listen to a taster from the original soundtrack and come inside the Coup Coup Club…
‘The songs and lyrics channel Kurt Weill and Trey Parker – always hilarious and frequently unsettling.’ – The Upcoming
|Amy Draper, Paul Jenkins and Darren Clark|
|Georgia Lowe and Alex Berry|
Additional Movement and Cabaret Direction
|Best||£22 (£19 conc, £17 previews)|
|Standard||£20 (£17 conc, £15 previews)|
|Value||£16 (£14 conc, £12 previews)|
|Restricted||£12 (£10 previews)|
Standard tickets are £12 or less with Arcola Passport.
Monday - Saturday at 7.30pm.
Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 3pm.
No performances Sunday.
Preview pricing: 14 - 15 June
Press night: 16 June
Supporters' social: 23 June
Free post-show discussions
Saturday 1 July: Jeannie Theatre Conversations
Tuesday 4 July: Join cast and creatives for a post-show Q&A
Pay What You Can Tuesdays – limited allocation of tickets available in person, each Tuesday from 6pm. More info »
Group /school rates (for 10+ people) available. Contact Box Office »
Originally produced by Jim Croxford for Theatre Bench at Southwark Playhouse.
Running time: 155 minutes approximately (including interval).
Scenes of a sexual nature
Suitable for 16+
Press enquiries: Liz Hyder — email@example.com