SHELTER

PRESENTED BY OUT OF THE WINGS
Part of Out of the Wings Festival 2021, a celebration of theatre in translation from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds.

In an apparently mundane context, a few people start disappearing – or escaping -, who knows where, who knows why. A woman, alongside her husband, tries to understand what’s going on. As she dives into an ever-growing and unending search for answers, the path leads her to learn that perhaps she may never really find them.

Using this premise – which echoes some aspects of Theatre of the Absurd, with authors such as Samuel Beckett and others – the play deals with many contemporary subjects such as paranoia, alienation as a way to attempt to save oneself from a hard reality, and the disappearance of utopia as a perspective guiding an individual’s experience.

“WOMAN – After a long pause.
When the First Great War started, people became happy. Did you know that? People were going to war to die, to kill, but still… they were happy. Lots of people. It´s strange, isn´t it? They had been waiting so long for something that when it finally came, they celebrated, you know? Even if the thing that came was a horrible war.
Pause.
I sometimes feel like that too, I think. Just like those people. As if that might happen to me some day. In a little while.
Pause.
…you know?”

Shelter has toured Brazil with cast including Fabiana Gugli, Marat Descartes, André Capuano, Carla Zanini and Clayton Mariano.

Written by Alexandre Dal Farra and translated by Rodrigo Haddad. Directed by Almiro Andrade.


This performance is a reading and will take place with a live audience at Omnibus Theatre.

We are so excited to welcome you back through our doors.

We are committed to safely staging a small, but perfectly formed, programme of work while we are able. We understand that booking tickets for live events right now feels like a bit of a gamble.

We want to assure you that should Government guidance change before your event, prohibiting it from taking place, we will contact you and offer an immediate refund.

To keep you safe, we have new measures in line with Covid-19 guidelines. Please check out our Covid-19 Safety FAQs for full information on what to expect and how to prepare for your visit.

16 JUL
7:30PM
£10 STANDARD
£7.50 CONCESSION
#OOTW2021

SHELTER

PRESENTED BY OUT OF THE WINGS
Part of Out of the Wings Festival 2021, a celebration of theatre in translation from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds.

In an apparently mundane context, a few people start disappearing – or escaping -, who knows where, who knows why. A woman, alongside her husband, tries to understand what’s going on. As she dives into an ever-growing and unending search for answers, the path leads her to learn that perhaps she may never really find them.

Using this premise – which echoes some aspects of Theatre of the Absurd, with authors such as Samuel Beckett and others – the play deals with many contemporary subjects such as paranoia, alienation as a way to attempt to save oneself from a hard reality, and the disappearance of utopia as a perspective guiding an individual’s experience.

“WOMAN – After a long pause.
When the First Great War started, people became happy. Did you know that? People were going to war to die, to kill, but still… they were happy. Lots of people. It´s strange, isn´t it? They had been waiting so long for something that when it finally came, they celebrated, you know? Even if the thing that came was a horrible war.
Pause.
I sometimes feel like that too, I think. Just like those people. As if that might happen to me some day. In a little while.
Pause.
…you know?”

Shelter has toured Brazil with cast including Fabiana Gugli, Marat Descartes, André Capuano, Carla Zanini and Clayton Mariano.

Written by Alexandre Dal Farra and translated by Rodrigo Haddad. Directed by Almiro Andrade.


This performance is a reading and will take place with a live audience at Omnibus Theatre.

We are so excited to welcome you back through our doors.

We are committed to safely staging a small, but perfectly formed, programme of work while we are able. We understand that booking tickets for live events right now feels like a bit of a gamble.

We want to assure you that should Government guidance change before your event, prohibiting it from taking place, we will contact you and offer an immediate refund.

To keep you safe, we have new measures in line with Covid-19 guidelines. Please check out our Covid-19 Safety FAQs for full information on what to expect and how to prepare for your visit.

16 JUL
7:30PM
£10 STANDARD
£7.50 CONCESSION
#SPEAKOUTFITIN

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Content Warnings
Age Recommendation

TBC

Duration

1h30m