A tale of woe and peas.
Woyzeck just can’t get a break. He’s stuck living in military barracks. He’s forced to shave his condescending commanding officer everyday. His wages are pitiful. His girlfriend might be having an affair. And now he is hearing voices. Maybe he’s starting to crack? Or maybe it’s just because his doctor is trialling a pea-only diet on him? It’s far from ideal but his doctor’s poking and prodding comes with the reward of some extra money. It’s the chance for a better life if Woyzeck can just hold on that little bit longer…
Theatre and dance combine in an exhilarating story about fighting for a better life when everything else seems to be fighting against you. It’s also a story that celebrates the West Midlands spirit as a community chorus of one hundred performers and dancers bring this show to life.
Writer Leo Butler (based on Georg Büchner’s original text)
Director Roxana Silbert
Choreographer & Associate Director Rosie Kay
Designer Neil Murray
Lighting Designer Lee Curran
Composer & Musical Director Tom Rackham
Voice Coach Stephen Kemble
Assistant Directors Hannah Jones & Madeleine Kludje
Assistant Choreographer Nicole McCarthy
Assistant Designer Connie Burley
Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Birmingham International Dance Festival 2018
15 Jun 2018 – 23 Jun 18 at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
joyous and complex
A huge, bold, thought-provoking event
Woyzeck is a must see production – do not miss it!