Penelope – RETOLD by Caroline Horton

When:
26th April 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2015-04-26T17:00:00+01:00
2015-04-26T18:00:00+01:00

 

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A Derby Theatre Production

** THIS PERFORMANCE IS NOW COMPLETELY SOLD OUT –
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“A compelling monodrama”  ★★★★The Guardian (full review here)

“Lively, fun, and utterly remarkable” ★★★★★ Behind The Arras (full review here)

“Brilliantly Funny”  Broadway World (full review here) 

“Superb”  Manchester Theatre Awards (full review here)

“Perfectly-judged” Postcards From the Gods (full review here)

“It’s a little bit like being in love… a dynamic and feisty piece of theatre, a heroic fight for survival, which makes this particular one person story all the more tragic in the end.”   Exeunt Magazine (full review here)

“compelling, relatable and honest… [it] manages to hold on to the magnitude of the Greek myth whilst also puncturing it at every turn.”
Sketches On Theatre (full review here)

“Witty, quicksilver, able to convey a rainbow of emotions within a nanosecond”  Bristol 24/7 (full review here) 

“Both comic and haunting” ★★★★ Stagetalk Magazine (full review here) 

“First-rate! A definite winner.” westonsupermum (full review here)

Welcome to Ithaca. Island paradise and home to Penelope. She’s married to a world famous war hero and she’s had enough of waiting quietly. Made with input from soldiers and military spouses, Penelope RETOLD is an irreverent collision of classic myth, The Odyssey and contemporary rage. Get ready for a theatrical storm that sweeps through poetry, songs, comedy and YouTube clips towards a poignant and furious conclusion.

Olivier Award nominee and Stage Best Solo Performer, Caroline Horton, presents an epic, heartbreaking and fiercely playful tale of love, loneliness and the need to be free.
Suitable for all audiences aged 13+

There is a very limited capacity so to reserve a ticket please email boxoffice@slunglow.org with the number of tickets you wish to reserve and a contact telephone number.

Tickets will be “Pay What You Decide” which means you will pay the company AFTER the show.

 

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