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A small government held town in Syria. Coffins pile up as grieving families struggle to cope with the impact of civil war. The local mayor decides to compensate the families: a goat for each son martyred. As the town slowly fills with goats, the community tries to hold on to its sanity.
Author Liwaa Yazji (Syria)

Archive :: production:T1342102942, play:S11079793, venue:V411

Production details


Special Performances

  • 19 Dec 17 Captioned
  • 23 Dec 17 Audio Described


VenueRoyal Court - Jerwood Theatre
Other spaces: Downstairs, Upstairs
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From24th November 2017
Opened30th November 2017
To30th December 2017
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Nov 30, Dec 1 at 19:00. Thu, Sat Mats 14:30 (from Dec 2)
What is currently on at Royal Court - Jerwood Theatre (V411)


No UKTW or User reviews available.


Producer Royal Court
Translation Katharine Halls
Director Hamish Pirie
Design Ian William Galloway (video designer)
Translation Yasmine Seale (associate translator)
Performer Ali Barouti
Performer Ishia Bennison
Performer Carlos Chahine
Performer Amir El-Masrym
Performer Souad Faress
Performer Amer Hlehel
Performer Ethan Kai
Performer Khalid Laith
Performer Adnan Mustafa
Performer Isabella Nefar
Performer Farshid Rokey
Performer Sirine Saba
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