Men In The Cities 2014

by Chris Goode

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Fri 25 Jul - Sat 26 Jul 2014

Innovative Writer and performer Chris Goode (Monkey Bars) will bring his new play Men in the Cities – an incendiary piece of experimental storytelling for two performances ahead of a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Framed by two violent deaths – the apparently inexplicable suicide of a young gay man, and the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby outside the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich in May 2013 – Men in the Cities is a compelling piece about harm and complicity, and about the forces that shape our relationships.

Through fractured snapshots of seemingly disconnected lives, Men in the Cities presents a challenging but radically humane portrait of how we live now.

Men in the Cities is written and performed by Chris Goode, directed by Wendy Hubbard, designed by Naomi Dawson, with lighting by Katharine Williams.

Chris Goode is a writer, director, performer and sound designer. His recent credits include The Forest & The Field at Ovalhouse, Monkey Bars at the Traverse and Unicorn Theatres and 9 at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Other credits include two Fringe First award-winning shows: Neutrino (with Unlimited Theatre: Soho Theatre, London, and international tour), and his own solo debut Kiss of Life (Pleasance, Edinburgh; Drill Hall, London), which travelled to Sydney Opera House as part of the Sydney International Festival. He won the Headlong/Gate New Directions Award for his production _…Sisters at the Gate Theatre. More recently he was part of the international touring cast of Tim Crouch’s The Author_, which first opened at the Royal Court Theatre.


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