DATE: 25th April 2020
Tickets: Full £14, Theatre Club £13
Experience a city beset by an epidemic of blindness with every sense but your sight.
Following a sell-out international run, Ferodo Bridges present the immersive production, THE WHITE PLAGUE, experienced in ‘white blindness’ for a strictly limited number of audience members. The 2020 Tour includes performances in Greenwich Theatre (London), the Old Joint Stock Theatre (Birmingham), Cranleigh Arts Centre, The Spring (Havant), Camberley Theatre, the EXPO Festival of English Theatre Berlin and the Copenhagen Theatre Festival.
When a mysterious and fiercely contagious virus starts spreading among a major city’s population, causing all infected victims to lose their sight, the government takes emergency action and isolates those affected in unprepared quarantine facilities.
As the consequences of the epidemic are revealed, citizens are driven to expose the very brightest and darkest aspects of their human nature. What are your instincts when the biggest task to civilisation is to survive? In the midst of discrimination and exploitation, who will you be? Follow the stories of five infected strangers who have been left to fend for themselves to find out.
★★★★★ “A dystopian immersive masterpiece – UNMISSABLE!” (ToDoList London)
★★★★ “A theatrical experience that will stay with you for a long time.” (London Theatre 1)
★★★★ “…bold in its experimentation…playing with many of the senses… a production worth seeing.” (London Pub Theatres)
Ferodo Bridges is an international theatre company, based in London, that creates and produces plays that engage audiences in an immersive and strongly political manner. The company’s artistic director, Alexander Raptotasios, mixes classic texts, pop culture, performance art, immersive and physical storytelling to create experiences that foster debate and communication, usually in unconventional spaces and by using all the senses. The company has been supported in the past by the Arts Council England to create and tour work in England, but it has also presented work in Greece, Denmark, Japan, Spain and India in collaboration with various local artists and theatres.
Directed and written by Alexander Raptotasios
Performed by Vicky Kyriakoulakou, Gil Sutherland, Samuel Mattioli, Alex Kiffin and Lilian Tsang
Designed by Marie-Cecile Inglesi
Dramaturgy by Or Benezra-Segal
Associate Director: Esther Fernandez
Stage Managed by Anuska Zaremba-Pike
Photography by Nir Segal