Royal Court Theatre and Teatro a Mil Foundation
A Fight Against… (Una Lucha Contra…)
“He said, ‘The day will come when they don’t cut our heads off in front of people.’ And I asked him, ‘Why?’ And he said, ‘Because we’ll cut them off ourselves.’”
A lecturer in Chile.
A study group in the USA.
A guard in the desert.
A hangman in Mexico.
A woman who won’t stop dancing in Peru.
Pablo Manzi’s darkly comic odyssey across the Americas explores whether violence brings us closer together and what it takes to make a community.
Developed on a residency at the Royal Court, A Fight Against…marks the English language debut of one of Chile’s most significant new voices. Royal Court Associate (International) Sam Pritchard directs.
The development of A Fight Against… was supported by the British Council.
Teatro a Mil Foundation is a project partner.
Post-show talk Wed 15 Dec
A Q&A with writer Pablo Manzi. This event is free with a ticket to that evening’s performance.
Jerwood Theatre Upstairs
Mon – Sat: 7:45pm
Thu & Sat matinees: 3pm (from 16 Dec)
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The play will be performed in English. On Friday 21 January 2022, 7.45pm the performance will have Spanish surtitles.
Captioned: Fri 7, 14 Jan at 7:45pm (English), Fri 21 Jan at 7:45pm (Spanish)
Relaxed Environment: Sat 15 Jan at 3pm
Trigger warnings for productions
Image credit: Patrick Zachmann/Magnum Photos
Choose a date
- Concessions First look Preview Press Night Matinee Captioned Show all
Mon 13 Dec 7.45pm
Tue 14 Dec 7.00pm
Wed 15 Dec 7.45pm
Post Show Talk. Free with a ticket for this evening’s performance.
Thu 16 Dec 7.45pm
Fri 17 Dec 7.45pm
Sat 18 Dec 7.45pm
Tue 4 Jan 7.45pm
Wed 5 Jan 7.45pm
Thu 6 Jan 7.45pm
Sat 8 Jan 7.45pm
Mon 10 Jan 7.45pm
Tue 11 Jan 7.45pm
Wed 12 Jan 7.45pm
Thu 13 Jan 7.45pm
Sat 15 Jan 7.45pm
Mon 17 Jan 7.45pm
Tue 18 Jan 7.45pm
Wed 19 Jan 7.45pm
Thu 20 Jan 7.45pm
Fri 21 Jan 7.45pm
This performance will have Spanish surtitles.
Sat 22 Jan 7.45pm