Thu 3 Dec, 7.30pm (virtual doors, 7pm)
Fri 4 Dec, 7.30pm (virtual doors, 7pm)
Sat 5 Dec, 2pm (virtual doors, 1.30pm)
Sat 5 Dec, 7.30pm (virtual doors, 7pm)
Fri 11 – Sat 18 Dec
Early Bird Ticket: £16.00
Early Bird Ticket - Multiple Viewers: £31.00
Theatre & Performance
Perhaps you’ve seen them floating over a Russian village? Or perhaps you’ve seen her toppling forward, arms full of wildflowers, as he arches above her head and steals an airborne kiss.
Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella Chagall are immortalised as the picture of romance. But whilst on canvas they flew, in life, they walked through some of the most devastating times in history.
Daniel Jamieson’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk traces this young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution, and each other.
After the heady success of the live broadcasts of Romantics Anonymous, Wise Children have teamed up with their friends at Kneehigh and Bristol Old Vic to bring you Kneehigh's award-winning production of The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk directed by Emma Rice, LIVE ON STAGE at the Bristol Old Vic.
This sumptuous and physical production is drawn in a theatrical language as fluid as Chagall’s paintings and woven throughout with music and dance inspired by Russian Jewish traditions.
Wise Children TV will bring this visually stunning, intimate and emotional production live into your home – each night will be a truly one-off experience. With the company having been isolating together in one large bubble, you can expect something as magical as one of Chagall’s paintings, with singing, dancing and perhaps even a large blue fish...