Kneehigh with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and West Yorkshire Playhouse

Kneehigh: The Tin Drum

Assembly Hall £12 - £28
Book Tue 5 December, 7.30pm
Book Wed 6 December, 7.30pm
Book Thu 7 December, 7.30pm
Book Fri 8 December, 7.30pm
Book Sat 9 December, 2.30pm
Book Sat 9 December, 7.30pm
Book Mon 11 December, 7.30pm
Book Tue 12 December, 7.30pm
Book Wed 13 December, 2.30pm
Book Wed 13 December, 7.30pm
Book Thu 14 December, 7.30pm
Book Fri 15 December, 7.30pm
Book Sat 16 December, 2.30pm
Book Sat 16 December, 7.30pm
Book Mon 18 December, 7.30pm
Book Tue 19 December, 7.30pm
Book Wed 20 December, 2.30pm
Book Wed 20 December, 7.30pm
Book Thu 21 December, 7.30pm
Book Fri 22 December, 7.30pm
Book Sat 23 December, 2.30pm
Book Sat 23 December, 7.30pm

“I am light! I am life!
I gotta brain like a bomb and a tongue like a knife!
I am wrath! I am rage!
I gotta fully-formed mind for a kid of my age!”

 
On Oskar’s third birthday he rails against the adult world and decides to remain a child forever. Armed with a heart full of rage, a singing voice that shatters glass, and a seemingly indestructible tin drum, Oskar sets about to reveal the world for what it truly is.
 
However, the world has other plans for our hero…
 
For the tide is turning. People are taking sides. And the shadow of the Black Witch is drawing ever closer…
 
Often hailed as one of the greatest novels ever written, Gunter Grass' surreal post-war masterpiece has never been more prescient. Kneehigh will retell this extraordinary story of love, war and fizz powder as a startling musical satire. Part Baroque opera, part psychedelic white-out, part epic poem: a burlesque, a blitzkrieg, a tsunami.
 
Written by Carl Grose, composed by Charles Hazlewood and directed by Mike Shepherd, the team that brought you the internationally acclaimed Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)The Tin Drum is a folktale for troubled times: one political, profane and profound.
 
Prepare to dance to the beat of a different drum!

Suitable for ages 14+

School groups should download and complete a booking form and return it to marketing@shoreditchtownhall.com

Assembly Hall £12 - £28
Book Tue 5 December, 7.30pm
Book Wed 6 December, 7.30pm
Book Thu 7 December, 7.30pm
Book Fri 8 December, 7.30pm
Book Sat 9 December, 2.30pm
Book Sat 9 December, 7.30pm
Book Mon 11 December, 7.30pm
Book Tue 12 December, 7.30pm
Book Wed 13 December, 2.30pm
Book Wed 13 December, 7.30pm
Book Thu 14 December, 7.30pm
Book Fri 15 December, 7.30pm
Book Sat 16 December, 2.30pm
Book Sat 16 December, 7.30pm
Book Mon 18 December, 7.30pm
Book Tue 19 December, 7.30pm
Book Wed 20 December, 2.30pm
Book Wed 20 December, 7.30pm
Book Thu 21 December, 7.30pm
Book Fri 22 December, 7.30pm
Book Sat 23 December, 2.30pm
Book Sat 23 December, 7.30pm
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