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TAMED

Flight of the Escales Production

23 Jun - 25 Jun

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TAMED

23 Jun - 25 Jun 2022

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A new devised show about conforming to, and rebelling against, the status quo.

Tamed is a dark comedy about how our behaviour, thought and agency has been tamed by the societies we live in.

Using Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew as reference, an all-female chorus re-imagine the character of Kate and take turns to present their versions of the tamed and untamed woman. From the biblical to the recognisably mundane, they explore themes of marriage, motherhood, loneliness, power and fear.

Merging text, movement & technology and drawing on the epic and the ridiculous, this is a multifaceted, immersive and dynamic show that challenges expectations and disrupts the expectations.

In this era of social media, fake-news, sensationalism, extremism, theories and tropes, this show questions the extent to which our thought, agency and behaviour has been tamed.

 

This project has been funded by Arts Council England National Lottery Grants and Norfolk County Council.

 

Tamed is a Flight of the Escales Production

Directed and written by Sarah Calver in collaboration with The Company

Produced by Alice Venessa Bever

 

 

 

Important information

Age recommendation: 14+

Venue

Stage Two

Eat & Drink

Fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced produce. Enjoy the best in food and drink  at our restaurant Prelude or a quick delicious bite before the show.

Getting here

Directions to  the Stage Two. Where to park near the Stage Two, drop-off & disabled parking plus public transport information.

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