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NEXT FIERCE FESTIVAL 15-20 OCTOBER 2019!

Familiar

Gillie Kleiman & Greg Wohead (UK)

Date
17 October – 19 October 2019
Time
7pm & 5pm
Price
£12/10
Venue
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Broad St
Birmingham, B1 2EP

Part of Fierce Festival 2019

WORLD PREMIERE

Familiar is a twinset of performances on significant otherness. One authored by Kleiman and performed by Wohead, the other authored by Wohead and performed by Kleiman, the two are twisted together with the help of story, song and spit.  

Springboarding from a question of companionship, Kleiman and Wohead reach for something altogether more mysterious: a shaggy dog story danced by Twin Peaks’ legendary Log Lady, speaking from the beyond to enable the pair to become others of significance then and there in the theatre. 

Set amongst an original design by celebrated artist Tim Spooner, the works in Familiar play out what it means to be companions, where we think we know everything about each other whilst facing the fact that we can’t. 

This is a new evening of performance by two critically acclaimed artists, collaborating for the first time. 

The full Fierce Festival 2019 programme will be announced in June.

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