Nirbhaya

Riverside Studios

Nirbhaya

18 Jul 2013 - 25 Jul 2013

£15.00 - £18.00

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On the night of 16 December 2012 a young woman and her male friend boarded a bus in urban Delhi heading for home. What followed changed the lives of these two people and countless others forever.

Internationally acclaimed playwright and director, Yael Farber, creates a searing new work that cracks open the cone of silence around women whose lives have been shattered by gender-based violence. With a power-house cast and creative team comprising some of India's finest artists, Farber brings us a blistering evocation of that terrible night and the ripples of change it set in motion. Tearing away the shame that keeps the survivors silent Nirbhaya is a voyage into a tapestry of personal testimonies that speaks for a nation and world no longer able to hold the tides of change at bay. Much like Farber's previous award winning testimonial creations (Amajuba, Woman in Waiting, He Left Quietly) Nirbhaya bears witness to the extraordinary capacity of the human spirit for survival, redemption and change.

An unforgettable work that will move, inspire and speak for the turning tide.

 

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