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What's On > Kite

Luton Library Theatre

Date: Thursday 9th May, 2019
Time: 19:00 - 20:00
Cost: 8
Group discount: Buy 10+ and save 10%

6 for organised school groups

Booking information: Box Office: 01582 878100
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The Wrong Crowd in association with Soho Theatre present

From acclaimed theatre company The Wrong Crowd, creators of inventive, playful and compelling new theatre (Snow White and the Happy Ever After Beauty Salon, Swanhunter, Hag, The Girl with the Iron Claws), Kite is a poignant love-song to the wind, freedom and the joy of play.

Stuck in her Grandma’s obsessively tidy flat, a recently orphaned girl discovers a kite which comes to life and takes her on a wild adventure. Little does she know that Grandma has her own brand of magic and the wind will bring them together in ways they never would have imagined. 

Inspired by the world of indoor-kite flying and stories such as The Snowman and The Red Balloon, Kite is a play without words, with originally composed music, dance, puppetry and of course kites.

This show is followed by a meet & greet with the puppets

 

Age guidance: Children aged 7+ and their families

 

Please note: There’s no swearing or nudity, but the show centres around a young girl whose mother has recently died, and her and her grandmother’s process moving through grief. The show is full of magic and light, and ends with optimism”. 

 
Supported by Arts Council England and Garfield Weston Foundation

Made at and supported by Dartington Arts

Reviews:

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‘Enchanting’ - The Stage

★★★★★

‘Will delight audiences of all ages’Everything Theatre

★★★★

‘Who needs words, when theatre is this expressive?’ - The Times

 

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Event website: www.wrongcrowdtheatre.co.uk/Kite