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Shakespeare on the Beach – The Winter’s Tale
‘It is required, you do awake your faith.’
The Winter’s Tale, a wonderful fairy story set in Sicily and Bohemia. Leontes has everything a man could want, Wealth, power, a family that loves him and friends. But he is not at peace. Inside he harbours a bitter jealousy that drives him to destroy all he holds dear. Many years later, in a distant country, a journey begins that may ultimately heal his pain and reunite his family. With all the crazy antics of the Changeling magic, plus beautiful costumes and just hint of …ABBA
The play contains Shakespeare’s most famous but challenging stage direction: ‘Exit, pursued by a bear.’
About Changeling Theatre:
Changeling Theatre produces high quality, entertaining theatre in non-traditional locations for community audiences across South East England.
Its productions range from re-interpretations of Shakespearean classics to working with new writers and composers to create innovative new theatre.
Changeling Theatre takes theatre beyond the stage, creating site specific performances in public locations such as Chatham Dockyard, Dover Castle, Maidstone Football Ground and Boughton Monchelsea Place, as well as community parks, private homes and gardens.
Changeling Theatre is committed to nurturing young talent from all backgrounds, offering them the rare opportunity to work alongside established theatre professionals. It has helped launch the careers of numerous young writers, technicians, composers and performers