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The Good Person of Szechwan

The Good Soul of Szechuan

Acting

Date and time
11 Dec 2019 (7:00pm - 9:30pm)
12 Dec 2019 (7:00pm - 9:30pm)
13 Dec 2019 (2:30pm - 5:00pm)
13 Dec 2019 (7:00pm - 9:30pm)
14 Dec 2019 (5:00pm - 7:30pm)
Location

Birmingham Hippodrome (Patrick Centre)

Hurst Street, Southside, Birmingham, B5 4TB

Price

£12 (£8)
Free to BCU Staff/Students

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Written by Bertolt Brecht
Adapted by David Harrower
Directed by Aleksander Dundjerovic

Three Gods are on a journey to find out if there are any good people left on earth.

Only Shen Te, a good-hearted prostitute, offers them shelter. They reward her with money to buy a tobacco shop and turn her life around. Barely getting through the door, everyone has their hand out for help, threatening her chances to make a go of the business.

With her good nature further threatened by an unscrupulous suitor, her business-minded cousin, Shui Ta, arrives to protect her.

Please note this performance contains themes of an adult nature and language.

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