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The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk
Information for The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk at The Playhouse, Oxford (Play). Perhaps you've seen them floating over a Russian village? Or perhaps you've seen her toppling forward, arms full of wild flowers, as he arches above her head and steals a kiss? Meet Marc and Bella Chagall! The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk! Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella 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. Emma Rice's final production as Kneehigh's Artistic Director is drawn in a theatrical language as fluid as Chagall's paintings, and woven throughout with music and dance inspired by the Russian Jewish tradition. Perhaps you've glimpsed her rising like a kite, anchored to the earth only by his triumphant hand? They are holding on to hope, to history and to each other.
Performers Marc Antolin (Marc Chagall), Audrey Brisson (Bella Chagall, Ian Ross (musician), James Gow (musician).
Author Daniel Jamieson. Producer Kneehigh. Producer Bristol Old Vic. Director Emma Rice. Design Sophia Clist. Lighting Malcolm Rippeth. Musical Director Ian Ross. Sound Simon Baker. Choreographer Etta Murfitt. Director Matt Harrison (assistant).

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Tuesday, 17th April 2018 to Saturday, 21st April 2018.
Tue-Thu/Sat 19:30. Fri 20:00. Thu, Sat Mats 14:30
18 April 2018 19:30 - Captioned
21 April 2018 13:00 - Touch Tour
21 April 2018 14:30 - Audio Described

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The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk at The Playhouse, OxfordQTix Codes:
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Production: T1346018197
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Venue: V803
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