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The Darkest Corners
20 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
‘It’s dark. A woman walks alone on the edge of a city. The city is Leeds. Or Paris. Or maybe it’s Mexico City. She wants to be alone in the night. She wants to dance in the darkest corners’.
Physical theatre company RashDash present a powerful new show confronting violence against women, performed outdoors on the streets of Leeds. Inspired by the city's radical, activist history, this cabaret rally features live music, vivid physicality, and stories of resistance from around the world.
The Darkest Corners is a communal celebration, a visceral reclamation of the city, a fearsome and triumphant outcry into the night.
“RashDash are the punk princesses of late-night theatre” - The Guardian
This is an outdoor performance in a secret Holbeck location. Please provide contact details to Box Office when booking. You will receive travel options and info in advance of the performance. Please dress for the weather. You will be provided with headphones to wear during the performance.
Trigger warning: Contains scenes depicting sexual violence.
Age guidance: 16+
Running time: 75 mins
The Darkest Corners is presented as part of Transform 17, a festival of bold, local and international theatre -transformfestival.org
A Transform and RashDash co-production. Commissioned by Transform. Supported by Leeds Inspired, part of Leeds City Council, Unity Theatre Trust and Big Lottery Awards for All. With support from Opera North Projects and Slung Low’s HUB. In association with West Yorkshire Playhouse.
Photo Credit: Tom Joy
Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.
Tickets - £12.50 / £10 concessions. Ticket packages available - http://transformfestival.org/information/
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