The Caucasian Chalk Circle Tickets
A Rose Original Production By Bertolt Brecht In a new version by Steve Waters Music by Michael Henry Directed by Christopher Haydon
In this new version by Steve Waters (Limehouse, Donmar Warehouse), an epic and entertaining tale about justice and humanity is propelled into the present with original songs by Michael Henry (Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre) and a cast featuring Carrie Hope Fletcher as Grusha Vashnadze.
A thrilling and romantic adventure, The Caucasian Chalk Circle is a story of hope emerging in a time of chaos. In the midst of a bloody revolution, a young woman risks all to raise the abandoned child of the Governor and his wife. Years later, when the Governor’s wife returns seeking her son, a rogue judge turns justice on its head. Can the test of the chalk circle determine which of the two women is the boy’s true mother?
This production, developed in association with MGC, is directed by Rose's Artistic Director Christopher Haydon and is the first major London production of Brecht’s tragicomic masterpiece for 25 years.
Age restrictionThis production is recommended for ages 12+.
Running time2 hours 30 minutes (including interval)
Performance dates1 - 22 October 2022
ContentThis production contains some strong language.
PLEASE NOTE: The appearance of any particular performer cannot be guaranteed. Casting changes or the appearance of understudies/alternate performers will not constitute a material change to the production.
AccessThere will be a Captioned performance on Saturday 15 October at 2:30pm and an Audio described performance on Monday 17 October at 7:30pm
Venue InformationRose Theatre Kingston24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL
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Rehearsal images released for Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle
First produced in English in 1944, Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle is an epic take on morality and justice. The Caucasian Chalk Circle is set to undergo a modern retelling at Kingston's Rose Theatre this October and is a highly-anticipated production. Rehearsal images have now been released for this classic tale of capitalism and communism, which sees the cast fully immersed in practising their lines, preparing to take the stage. Tickets for this marvellous classic are available to book now!
26 Sep, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas