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An archive of the 2003 Hot News

Crave and Blasted in Mexico: extended dates

Blasted Sarah Kane in Mexico

Crave will open in Mexico City from 7-25 Mar at Teatro El Granero.  EXTENDED 14 Mar- 8 Jun 2003, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

There will also be a revival of Blasted at the same theatre from 10-25 Mar.  EXTENDED 24 Mar- 9 Jun 2002 Mondays.

For both plays: Ignacio Ortiz is the director and cast members are: Arturo Ríos (Best actor 2001 for Blasted), Ana Graham (Best young actress 2001 for Blasted), Ari Brickman and Tania Ruiz (Only in Crave).


Blasted Sarah Kane in Mexico

Its produced by The British Council in Mexico, Mexico’s National Found for Culture and Arts and Mexico’s National Institute of the Fine Arts. Thanks to Ana for the information.



Crave in Fort Worth, USA

FireStarter Productions is opening their season with Crave, 15- 17 May 2003 at the Hayes Theatre in Fort Worth, TX. The contact person is Jaime (817) 247-7627.

The cast is David Fluitt (A), Elizabeth Mitchell (C), Michael Truly (B), Nikki Gonzales (M) and Emili Panian (woman).

Directed by Jaime Castaneda, scenic design Nathan Landrum, lighting design, Cristina Arlauskas, sound design David Petersen, costume design Jennifer Dasher and Dramaturg Monique Lara.

Thanks to Jaime for the information.



Blasted in Newtown, Australia

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New Theatre in Newtown present Blasted.  The director is Luke Rogers, set design is by Emma Child and lightoing by Tony Youlden.  The actors are David Ritchie, Janet Chiarabaglio and David Scott.

"This is a work about fragility, survival and hope. A mixture of humour and horror, it raises many questions, but doesn’t necessarily provide any solid answers. Ultimately, Blasted is about a crisis of living. How do we continue to live when life becomes so painful and unbearable?"




En Manque (Crave) in Montreal, Canada

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Crave will be performed in French ('En Manque') at the MAI Theatre, Montréal, from 15 April to 3 May 2003.

The director is Stacey Christodoulou of The Other Theatre.  The translation is by Philippe Ducros.

Thanks to Jess for the information.  Click on the image for more details.



Ânsia (Crave) in São Paulo, Brazil

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Crave is being performed in Portuguese (Ânsia) in São Paulo, Brasil at Centro Cultural São Paulo.  It is on from 14 Mar 2003.

The director is Rubens Rusche and the actors are Laerte Mello, Nádia De Lion, Solânia Queiroz and Bruno Costa.

Click on the image for more details.  Thanks to Nádia  for the information.



Crave in Cork, Ireland

Playgroup in association with Granary present Crave at the Granary Theatre, Mardyke, Cork from 29 Apr- 3 May 2003, with the preview 28 Apr. The director is Tom Creed.   More details soon.



Gesäubert /Cleansed Swiss premiere

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Gesäubert (Cleansed) has its Swiss premiere on 3 April 2003 at Theater Neumarkt in Zurich. It plays until 14 May 2003.  The translation to German is by Elisabeth Plessen, Nils Tabert and Peter Zadek.

The actors are Bartosz Kolonko (Graham), Daniel Rohr (Tinker), Felix Eitner (Carl), Tobias Beyer (Rod), Helene Grass (Grace), Joseph de Weck (Robin) and Anna Grisebach (woman). 
The Director is Christian Pade, Stage design Alexander Lintl, Music Andreas Guth, Christian Steckroth, Dramaturg Maren Rieger

Click on the image for details.  Thanks to Uwe for the information.



Crave in Derby, UK

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The Yearning Threatre Company are putting on a production of Crave at the Derby Playhouse Studio in Derby from 29 Apr - 3 May 2003.

Click on the image for details.  Thanks to Lewis for the information.



Crave in Denmark

Crave, in Danish, is at the University of Aarhus in Denmark from 14-16 Mar 2003.  It will be played out on a very minimalistic stage, with no props other than a huge red pillow  in the middle of the stage, around which the action takes place.  The actors are Sune Sörensen (A), Jakob Thomsen (B), Inge Kraft (C) and Trine Sörnsen (M).  Thanks to Jakob for the information.



4.48 Psychose in São Paulo, Brazil

Director Claude Régy and actress Isabelle Huppert present 4.48 Psychose in São Paulo from 23-28 Feb at the Teatro SESC Anchieta, with Portuguese subtitles.

Crave was on in São Paulo, Brazil in Aug 2002 and Blasted is expected in Feb 2003.

Thanks to Thereza and Gustavo for the information.



Blasted in New Zealand

Sarah Kane Blasted in New Zealand

The New Zealand Premiere of Blasted is at Auckland’s SiLO Theatre from 26 Feb – 8 Mar 2003.

The cast are Josephine Davison, Jeff Gane, Matthew Sunderland and the director is Michael Lawrence.

"in the small basement theatre (SiLO), set design is limited – however, they are building a hotel room, and this proves to be a very exciting project for us".

Thanks to Kim for the information.



Crave and Phaedra's Love in Ontario, Canada

Crave and Phaedra's Love will be performed in Ontario Canada from 11-15 Feb 2003.

It's by Mad Jack McMad, directed by Michael Lenic and is at The Baby Grand Theatre in Kingston, Ontario.

Thanks to Mike for the information.



4.48 Psychosis in Oxford, UK

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4.48 Psychosis is on at the Burton Taylor Theatre in Oxford.

Its on from 18-22 Feb 2003.  Click on the image for details.



4.48 Psychosis in Leeds, UK

Leeds University Union Theatre Group are putting on a production of 4.48 Psychosis from 12- 15 Feb 2003. This piece explores the voice of the patient through four actresses, with one male doctor.

The production is also entered for the National Student Drama Festival, and there are plans to take it to this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Thanks to Libby for the information.



Crave in NY, USA

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Crave is staged in New York by XO Projects and Theatron in The Old American Can Factory in Brooklyn.  Its on 17-19 and 24-26 Jan 2003.

"Five bodies, the characters and a dancer, trapped in a raw urban space meet with the audience and share a truth about human experience. Are they four characters, or a man and a woman, each cut in half, or perhaps just one blasted mind? No set, no props, no special effects, no artificial sound. A meeting. A crave".

It is directed by Eugenia Tzirtzilake and performed by Kristen Atkinson, Gian-Murray Gianino, Vicky Kolovou, Brian Pickett and Katarina Vizina.

Click on the image for more information.
You can also read more (click here) and see rehearsal photos (click here).

Thanks to Eugenia and Loukas for the information.



4.48 Psychose in Belgium

Sarah Kane 4.48 Psychosis in Belgium- click for link

4.48 Psychosis will be performed in French, with Dutch subtitles, in Antwerp, Belgium. Its on from 15-18 Jan 2003 at De Singel.

The director is Claude Régy and the players are Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Watkins.  The production was previously in Geneva.

On 17 Jan there is a talk by Matthias Dusesoi before the performance.  There is also a programme book, in Dutch, which you can download.

Click on the image for more details.  Thanks to Michele for the information.



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