We are delighted to announce a three-week run of Jade City by Alice Malseed in September. Book your tickets here.
“There is something undeniably powerful in this story of two men bound together by a shared childhood and the imaginary games they used to play.” – Lyn Gardner
Sas and Monty are trapped in this place, and in their heads. From the working men’s to Monty’s empty flat, their only escape comes from playing The Game; where they can be bin men hiding stolen cash under the mattress, seagulls snatching dogs on the high street, or just themselves, free at last, knocking back breakfast cocktails on a sunny beach in Jamaica.
But Sas doesn’t want to play anymore. He wants to talk. About girls, his head and that summer they can’t forget.
Rich in the language of Belfast, and with an original electronic score, Jade City is a lyrical and powerful exploration of growing up and growing apart, about the choices we make and the only choices we have.
3 – 21 September 2019
Tuesday – Saturday, 7.30pm
Saturday matinees, 3pm
Tickets available here
Playwright Alice Malseed
Director Katherine Nesbitt
Designer Timothy Kelly
Movement Director Jude Quinn
Sound Design Michael Mormecha
Access Associate Sophie Gunn
Produced by Isy Sharman and Philippa Mannion for View From Here
Alice Malseed is a writer based in Belfast. Alice studied at Goldsmiths, University of London. She was recently part of BBC Writersroom (Belfast Voices) and Lyric Theatre New Writer’s Programme.
Katherine Nesbitt‘s recent credits include:
As director: Headland (Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland), The Quarry (Barbican), boom (Theatre503), The Ocean is Downhill from Everywhere (Imaginate), When the Rain Stops Falling (Tron Theatre). As associate director: Mouthpiece (Traverse Theatre), The Open House (Ustinov Studio/Coronet). As assistant director: Holy Sh!t (Kiln Theatre), iHo (Hampstead Theatre), Swallow (Traverse Theatre, JMK Regional Director).
Content Warning: Contains strong language, flashing lights and haze. This performance contains a description of rape and discussion of suicide. For more information on content warnings for this performance, please click here. Recommended for ages 15+.
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Jade City is supported by Arts Council England.