Re:Creating Europe

Ivo Van Hove ft. Juliet Stevenson, Christopher Eccleston, Adjoa Andoh, Lemn Sissay and Michael Morpurgo.

When


Fri 12 July -
Fri 12 July

Starting time


8pm webBreak webBreak BSL, CAP

Running time


Approx. 90 mins

Venue


Lyric Theatre, The Lowry webBreak Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ

Price range


£18, £22, £28, £32, £35 webBreak Concessions £5 off webBreak £2 transaction fee per order (no per ticket fee) webBreak 4 tickets per person webBreak webBreak For access bookings, please contact the venue directly.

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What is Europe? Is it a continent or a culture, a bygone dream or a thriving reality – or all of the above?

In a year when a deeply divided Britain looks set to leave the EU, Re:Creating Europe explores the continent through the words that have shaped, traced and defined its history. Created by De Balie and ITA, it’s directed by Ivo van Hove and performed by ITA with the likes of Juliet Stevenson, Christopher Eccleston, Adjoa Andoh, Lemn Sissay and Michael Morpurgo, who wrote and read a new piece exclusively for the show. Engaging and engrossing, Re:Creating Europe weaves a multi-layered tapestry of words from artists, thinkers and politicians – Shakespeare to Goethe, Churchill to Obama – to evoke the notion of Europe, forcing us to consider what it is, what it was and what it could become.

Produced by Manchester International Festival, De Balie and Internationaal Theater Amsterdam. Supported by the Forum on European Culture.

Photo: Jan Versweyveld

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