A theatrical fable of globalization set in your local takeaway.
Number 6: Thai soup with chicken, coconut milk, Thai ginger, tomatoes, button mushrooms, lemon grass and lemon leaves (hot).
Five actors play a huge cast of characters: a Chinese migrant with toothache, Thai-Chinese-Vietnamese cooks, the man from the shop next door, two air stewardesses plus a cricket and some ants, in a deconstructed soap opera that moves everywhere and nowhere.
Olivier Award winning Actors Touring Company presents the UK premiere of Germanys most successful new play in Ramin Grays inaugural production as artistic director. Roland Schimmelpfennigs previous plays include Push Up, The Woman Before (Royal Court) and Arabian Night (ATC).
Supported by Goethe Institute.
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ATC and Drum Theatre Plymouth in association with Arcola Theatre present
THE GOLDEN DRAGON
by Roland Schimmelpfennig
Director: Ramin Gray
Translator: David Tushingham
Aesthetic inspiration: Johannes Schutz
Musical Arrangement: Zenghui Qui
Cast: David Beames, Adam Best, Ann Firbank, Kathryn O’Reilly, Jack Tarlton
Post show discussion: 15th September 2011
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