Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

Acting

Date and time
14 Mar 2018 (7:30pm)
15 Mar 2018 (2:30pm)
15 Mar 2018 (7:30pm)
16 Mar 2018 (7:30pm)
17 Mar 2018 (5:00pm)
Location

The Old Rep Theatre

Station Street, Birmingham, B5 4DY

Map and Directions

Price

£8.50* (Over 60 £6.50*, Under 16 £4.00*)
*Plus booking fee

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By Eugène Ionesco. Adapted by Martin Crimp
Directed by John Adams 

Two friends, the dissolute, disorganised Berenger and the smugly dapper Jean, are having a drink in a cafe when the Sunday-morning calm is interrupted by a pair of rampaging rhinoceroses.
Next morning, in the legal firm where Berenger works, stories of the marauding mammals are disbelieved until an absent member of staff is reported to have joined them. Gradually everyone in the town, starting with Jean and ending with Berenger’s beloved Daisy, becomes a rhino. Only the hero retains his human shape, climactically crying; “Woe betide the man who refuses to conform.”

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