NEWS: Theatre Re to Embark on UK Tour With Production Birth

The production, which had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will start a UK tour next month.

(c)Rebecca Pitt and Micheal Wharley

It has been announced that the theatre company are back and will be taking its production of Birth on a UK tour from next month, opening at The Courtyard in Hereford on the 29th September.

Emily is eight months pregnant when she reads her grandmother’s journal. As she delves into
the depths of her family history, its pages unveil a legacy of unspoken tragedies, courage and
unconditional love. BIRTH traces the journey of three women from the same family as they
discover self-acceptance, hope and strength in each other. Deftly tackling the sensitive topic of
loss during pregnancy, the production explores the fragility of life.

Theatre Re is known for creating theatre that is deeply moving, and visually striking poetic. The company has toured the world with their productions, travelling to places such as New York, Hong Kong, South Korea and South America.

Directed by Guillaume Pigé, the cast for this UK tour includes: Eygló Belafonte, Vyte Garriga, Claudia Marciano, Charles Sandford and Andres Velasquez.

Meanwhile, the creative team behind the production includes: composer Alex Judd, costume and props design by Malik Ibheis, costume maker Amédine Bello and lighting design by Dr Katherine Graham.

Theatre Re was first formed in 2011 and is one of the UK’s leading visual theatre companies. All of their productions use movement, music and design to tell stories. Birth is a visual performance piece which is accessible for D/deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

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