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Shylock and Caliban Speak

David Peimer, Robert Gordon, NobuLali Dangazele, Kyle Darroch

Jewish Book Week 2020

Sat 29 Feb
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Shylock and Caliban Speak

David Peimer, Robert Gordon, NobuLali Dangazele, Kyle Darroch

Jewish Book Week 2020

David Peimer speaker
Robert Gordon speaker
NobuLali Dangazele actor
Kyle Darroch actor

Playwrights Robert Gordon and David Peimer present their new play.

Shakespeare’s ‘outsiders’ Shylock and Caliban talk back to the societies that have persecuted them over centuries. Their stories speak urgently. Who is a citizen? Who an ‘alien’? As recurring forces of racism and nationalism frame cultural identity, where do Shylock and Caliban belong? With original African and Jewish music, the play promises a surprising new approach to The Merchant of Venice and The Tempest as the characters speak to our times.

This 50-minute play will be followed by a Q & A with Gordon, Peimer and guests.

Robert Gordon is Professor of Theatre and Director of the Pinter Centre for Performance and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University.

David Peimer is an award-winning playwright, librettist and directs theatre for the Pinter Centre in London.

NobuLali Dangazele is completing her PhD at Warwick University.

Kyle Darroch graduated with a BA in Drama and Theatre Arts from Goldsmiths, University of London.

Sponsored by Baginsky Cohen.

Date & start time:Sat 29 Feb – 8.30pm
Venue:Hall Two
Price:Savers £9.50*
+ £3 booking fee.

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