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Date:  22 July 2014 - 23 July 2014

Then Silence

The Ibsen Award winner Arne Lygre’s “Then Silence” is presented for a second time in the UK at Tristan Bates Theatre in July.

Three boys stand stranded. They are caught somewhere between a ruined reality and a hopeful dream. Producing fragments of the past or visions of a future, re-imagining their world is the only way to keep them from sinking. In this ongoing game of survival they push each other to the brink and ultimately fight to be the last man standing.

Then Silence is a disquieting play that searches for hope in a collapsing world. Can we change the course of our lives? Do we sink or swim?

Arne Lygre has stepped into the elite of Norwegian authors. Then Silence firmly confirms his position
- Klassekampen

Arne Lygre is a Norwegian playwright based in Oslo. He has written eight plays since his debut in 1998, which has been staged and published in many countries around the world.

Director Kay Michael trained at Drama Centre London and read English and Theatre Studies at the University of Warwick. She is a founding member of award-winning Curious Directive with whom she has directed, performed and devised.

To learn more about "Then Silence" visit the play's website.

Arne Lygre’s Then Silence in London
Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden
Tuesday 22nd July: 13:30
Wednesday 23rd July: 13:30

Running time: 1 hour
Tickets: £6


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