The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk Q&A
This performance has taken place in the past
with Emma Rice and Ian Ross
Sales for this event will stop at 10pm, Thursday 10th December
Emma Rice’s sumptuous and physical production, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, will be remounted by Kneehigh, Wise Children and Bristol Old Vic and livestreamed across the world on the 3rd– 5th December (we will be hosting a watchparty on 3rd December). Join Emma and composer, Ian Ross, for a Q&A to discover more about the livestream and how they created the award-winning show; from realising the fluidity of Marc Chagall’s paintings on stage, to finding the inspiration for the music in the Russian Jewish tradition.
Emma is the proud Artistic Director of Wise Children. She adapted and directed the company’s first two productions, Angela Carter’s Wise Children and Enid Blyton’s Malory Towers, and revived the gorgeous Romantics Anonymous.
As Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe: Romantics Anonymous, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Little Matchgirl (and Other Happier Tales).
As joint Artistic Director of Kneehigh: The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk, Tristan & Yseult, 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, The Wild Bride, The Red Shoes, The Wooden Frock, The Bacchae, Cymbeline (in association with RSC); A Matter of Life and Death (in association with National Theatre); Rapunzel (in association with Battersea Arts Centre); Brief Encounter (in association with David Pugh and Dafydd Rogers Productions); Don John (in association with the RSC and Bristol Old Vic); Wah! Wah! Girls (in association with Sadler’s Wells and Theatre Royal Stratford East for World Stages); and Steptoe and Son.
Emma received the Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre award at the 2019 UK Theatre Awards.
Ian is Wise Children’s Director of Music.
Theatre as Composer includes: Wise Children (Wise Children, Old Vic and UK Tour); Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (Kneehigh).
Theatre as Performer and Music Director includes: Wise Children (Wise Children, Old Vic and UK Tour); The Red Shoes, Don John, The Wild Bride, Tristan and Yseult, Dead Dog in a Suitcase, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (Kneehigh).
Ian is an Associate Artist of Kneehigh.