Broken Wings: Pre-Tour Workshop Presentation
Sun 28th April 14:00
Written by Middle Eastern duo Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan, Broken Wings is a musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s poetic novel. The show premiered at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket in 2018, directed by Bronagh Lagan, produced by Ali Matar and with orchestrations by Joe Davison. Following several months of further development, Broken Wings now prepares for its first international production dates with this stripped-back workshop presentation, straight from the rehearsal room.
New York City, 1923. An ageing Kahlil Gibran narrates. Through poetry and music, he transports us back two decades to turn-of-the-century Beirut, where he falls deeply in love with Selma; the daughter of family friend and hugely respected local businessman, Farris Karamy. However, Selma soon becomes betrothed to Mansour, nephew of the powerful Bishop Bulos Galib, who has one eye on the Karamy’s fortune. Gibran and Selma fight to reconcile their love for one another, whilst navigating the rules, traditions and expectations that society lays before them.
★★★★★“An Oriental reverie of romance.” The Upcoming
★★★★★“Everything works well in this musical.” London Theatre Reviews
“Naaman and Al Fardan succeed in presenting a vibrant and beautiful musical.” BBC Arabic
Sun 28 Apr, 2pm & 6pm
2 hours 5 minutes (including an interval)
Band A: £36
Band B: £29
Band C: £22
Band D: £15
Age Guidance: 6+
*All prices are subject to availability, may only be available on certain performances and are subject to change without prior notice.
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