[Live] Art Club: The Shroud

Date: 17/05/2014 Times: 10.30pm Prices: £5 Location: Norwich Arts Centre

A powerful two-man immersive theatre experience. Part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

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Description

Featuring Siddhartha Bose & Avaes Mohammad

A father writes letters to his homesick son. A Kolkata potter shapes clay goddesses from the silt of the Ganges. A young man circles the funeral pyre.

Join us for this electrifying and original new show about loss, time and the things that connect us all. Written and performed by lauded poetic playwrights Siddhartha Bose and Avaes Mohammad, ‘The Shroud’ is a powerful two-man miniature epic that you won’t want to miss.

Drawing on Hindu myth, memories and personal letters ‘The Shroud’ is an inventive and beautiful meditation on death, ritual, fathers and sons; book now.


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About Siddhartha Bose

Siddhartha Bose is a poet, playwright and performer based in London. He has written two books; Kalagora and Digital Monsoon, and has work published in Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century, Dear World and Everyone in It: New Poetry in the UK and The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry. Siddartha’s theatre show, London’s Perverted Children had two successful London runs and was longlisted for an Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award.

About Avaes Mohammad

Avaes Mohammad was born in Blackburn, Lancashire and is a poet, playwright and performer. Avaes has performed his poetry around the world, and has appeared extensively on Radio. His poem ‘Bhopal’ was commissioned by BBC Radio 4, which went on to win an Amnesty International Media Award in 2005. Avaes’ plays include In God We Trust, The Student , Shadow Companion and Crystal Kisses and they consistently achieve 4 star reviews.


Produced by Penned in the Margins and supported by Arts Council England.






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