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Date: Sat 06 July 19
Time: 19:30

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Death and the Maiden

Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman

Directed by Adam Morley

Produced by Claire Bibby

Sponsoredby Clarian Ltd

AgeGuidance: 14+ (contains adult/mature themes)

 

The award winning London smash hit play and subsequent featurefilm DEATH AND THE MAIDEN is revived in this exclusive tour by Baroque TheatreCompany. Gripping high drama, with great intensity, this is a uniqueand first-rate thriller. Set inan unnamed country that is emerging from a totalitarian dictatorship, the playexplores the after effects of repression on hearts and souls in vivid andcompelling style. Paulina Escobar's husband Gerardo is to head an investigationinto past human rights abuses. Pauline is convinced that thepowerful and charismatic Dr. Miranda supervised her abuse as a politicalprisoner. 

Conflict ensues as their lives cross paths and Pauline, gun inhand, captures the Doctor and puts him on trial, Escobar doesn't know whetherto believe his distraught wife or his persuasive new friend. This is anenthralling, intellectual and emotional tug of war with the human psyche laidbare.