'Theatrical sorcery, searing music, startling visual tableaux, grace and passion - I hope this fairy tale has many many bookings all over the world’. Marina Warner
Opening in an empty theatre with just a ‘ghost light’ on stage - the lamp that burns when a theatre is ‘dark’ - the ghosts of former actors emerge. They are ready to play. As they transform into the characters of the story they will be retelling, the magic of theatre begins.
Long ago and far away a King and Queen were placed under a spell. Fertility was disrupted. They called the Bluebell Fairy, but magic comes at a cost and woe betide those who do not keep their promises.
Weaving together plots and characters from ancient folktales, Bluebelle reminds us that life is shaped by the stories we tell and leave behind. It unravels our desires, our weaknesses, and ultimately our strength and ability to care for those born after us.
'A magical, mesmerising tale... Bluebelle is an innovative masterpiece.’ West End Best Friends
'Big on atmosphere...The stagecraft is a delight... And the physical-theatre - grotesque witchery, swirling magicians, questing gallops, lonely wanderings - is the stuff of good storytelling'. Springback Magazine
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‘Ravishingly beautiful, spellbinding piece of work, performed with panache and utter conviction’. The Arts Desk
After the success of its 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 and life.
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 courage, unspoken tragedies and unconditional love.
‘An epic dance of life’s ongoing journey’. The Scotsman
‘Moving, painful and uplifting in equal parts, BIRTH is a sensitive and beautiful exploration of humanity’s most universal experiences’. FEST
‘A powerful, pulsating 75 minutes... BIRTH swells and subsides like a symphony’. The Stage
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The Nature of Forgetting
‘A phenomenal example of true theatrical magic’. Theatre Review NYC
Following more than 150 performances in sold-out venues across the globe, Theatre Re presents a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory is gone.
Tom is living with early onset dementia. We meet him as he prepares for his 55th birthday party and past memories come flooding back.
Developed with UCL Neuroscience Professor Kate Jeffery and the Alzheimer’s Society, The Nature of Forgetting is a life-affirming journey into a weakening mind, where broken does not have to mean defeated.
‘Profoundly moving... an action-packed celebration of life’ BBC Radio 4
'Extraordinary... So special, so surprising... It's magical' Sarah Jessica Parker
'Extremely profound, poetic and communicative' La Republica
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