ZENDEH presents

by Steven Gaythorpe

2nd September 2016

TRANSIT is a work in development that explores the impact of the shooting down of Iran Air Flight 655 on one father-daughter relationship.  

It is 4th July 1988, the day after Iran Air Flight 655, a civilian plane, was shot down by the United States Navy, killing all 290 passengers on board.

A father and daughter are stranded together in an airport. They are strangers to one another, brought together by necessity. Their relationship is fraught, damaged by choices they each made years before. As they try to get to know each other again, war and tragedy begin to impose itself on their reconciliation.

ZENDEH is an award winning national touring theatre company with a reputation for making high quality, modern and relevant new work exploring themes such as migration, justice and gender equality.

*Please note: Tickets for this event are being issued as part of Tron's Pay What You Decide pilot.  Please pre-book your tickets as normal, online or via our box office. On the night of the performance you will be provided with an envelope to make a cash deposit of what you think the performance was worth. All envelopes must be deposited in the bucket with the usher before leaving the auditorium. If you are unable to make the performance or decide you no longer wish to attend, please contact the box office so they can release your ticket.

Written by Steven Gaythorpe
Created & directed by Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh
Composer Mariam Rezaei
Choreographer Nadia Iftkhar
Production Manager Stacey Choudhury-Potter
Associate Lighting Designer Louise Anderson
Design Associate Jaheda Choudhury-Potter
Research Elizabeth Scott

Supported by Arts Council England

Illustration by Erin McGrath

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