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VenueLyttelton (National Theatre)
Other spaces: Lyttelton Loft
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From6th March 2020
To17th March 2020
WhenMar 6,7,8,13,14,15,20,21,22 at 15:00
What is currently on at Lyttelton (National Theatre) (V374)

The Seven Streams of the River Ota

The Seven Streams of the River OtaT40467682
Tracing survivors and their descendants across five decades, this giant theatrical journey through time and space explores the way in which a few kilograms of uranium falling on Japan changed the course of human history.
Author Robert LePage
Author Ex Machina

Archive :: production:T40467682, play:S4917, venue:V374

Production details

First staged at the National Theatre in 1996, Robert Lepage's masterpiece returns to London for just nine performances. Presented as part of a world tour, this new staging marks 75 years since the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. The performance will last 7 hours and includes two intervals plus a 45-minute dinner break and two pauses. Dialogue is presented in English, French, German and Japanese with English subtitles.

Special Performances

  • 21 Mar 20 Audio Described
  • 22 Mar 20 Captioned


Producer Chekhov International Theatre Festival Moscow
Producer National Theatre London
Producer Le Diamant Quebec
Company Ex Machina
Director Robert Lepage
Design Robert Lepage
Director Steve Blanchet (creative designer)
DramaturgBibeau Bibeau
Music Michel F. Cote
Sound Michel F. Cote
Design Carl Fillion (original)
Design Ariane Sauve (adaptation)
Lighting Sonoyo Nishikawa
Design Keven Dubois (images)
Costume Virginie Leclerc
Design Claudia Gendreau (properties)
Performer Rebecca Blankenship
Performer Lorranie Cote
Performer Christian Essiambre
Performer Richard Frechette
Performer Tetsuya Kudaka
Performer Myriam Leblanc
Performer Umihiko Miya
Performer Audree Southiere
Performer Phillippe Thibault-Denis
Performer Donna Yamamoto

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