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Graeae Theatre Company

Graeae presents

Bent

by Martin Sherman

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Synopsis

Bent by Martin Sherman

Germany 1934. Amid awakening fascist terror and persecution of homosexuals, a surprising love story unfolds. Travelling from the intoxicating world of Berlin’s gay nightclubs to the bleak horror of Dachau, Bent is a harrowing, historical tale of love, hate and prejudice. Featuring actors diverse in impairment and ethnicity presents a stark reminder of the human obliteration suffered under Hitler’s regime.

Director Jenny Sealey applies her unique approach to seamlessly fuse audio description, sign language, music and physicality to create a shattering performance.

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Production Credits

Direction – Jenny Sealey

Design – Ruth Finn

Lighting design – Ian Scott

Composer – Sam Paetcher

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Performance Schedule

14th - 23th October 2004

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Reviews / Feedback

“A play of importance, power and pathos which should concern us all.”

The Guardian

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