Date(s) - 10 Oct 2011 until 29 Oct 2011
9:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Bush Theatre (Shepherd’s Bush Market Tube) http://www.bushtheatre.co.uk/sixtysix/ Sixty Six Books is an epic project to open the Bush Theatre’s new building. 66 writers — including Neil Bartlett, Billy Bragg, Carol Ann Duffy, Suheir Hammad, Jackie Kay, Paul Muldoon, Wole Soyinka and Jeanette Winterson — have each responded to a Book of the King James Bible. The Strange Wife by Naomi Foyle is a verse drama based on The Book of Ezra. Set in contemporary Jerusalem, it casts Ezra as a 100 year old Zionist patriarch forced to confront his grandson Yonatan’s marriage to Mariam, a Palestinian activist.
Directed by Charlotte Westenra, and starring Leonard Fenton, Sasha Behar and John Lightbody, it will be performed on the following days and times: Monday Oct 10th – Preview 7.30pm Friday Oct 14th – 24 hour cycle 7pm-7pm [between 21:00-01-00] Wed Oct 19th – Evening Performance 7:30pm Friday Oct 28th – 24 hour cycle. 7pm-7pm [between 21:00-01-00] Tickets vary in price, and are available here: http://www.bushtheatre.co.uk/book/sixty-six_books