Charing Cross Theatre

The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL GB

Broken Wings

Broken Wings

  • Buchung von: Donnerstag, 20. Januar 2022
    Buchung bis: Sonntag, 6. März 2022
  • Dauer: 2 hours 10 minutes
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Suitable for ages 8+

  • Buchung von: Donnerstag, 20. Januar 2022
    Buchung bis: Sonntag, 6. März 2022
  • Dauer: 2 hours 10 minutes
Mo - -
Di - -
Mi - 19:30
Do - 19:30
Fr - 19:30
Sa 14:30 19:30
So - -

Broken Wings Beschreibung

An autobiographical account of KAHLIL GIBRAN’S first love, Broken Wings is a musical adaptation of the iconic poet’s 1912 masterpiece.

New York City, 1923. An ageing Gibran narrates from his cold studio. Through poetry and music, he transports us back two decades and across continents, to turn-of-the-century Beirut. His eighteen-year-old self returns to The Middle East after five years in America, to complete his education and discover more of his heritage. He falls deeply in love with Selma Karamy, the daughter of family friend and hugely respected local businessman, Farris Karamy. However, Selma soon becomes betrothed to Mansour Bey Galib, nephew of the powerful Bishop Bulos Galib, who has one eye on the Karamy family fortune. Gibran and Selma fight to reconcile their love for one another, whilst navigating the rules, traditions and expectations that their society lays before them.

This moving new musical is written by Middle Eastern duo Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan, and directed by Bronagh Lagan, with orchestrations by Joe Davison. What inspired the acclaimed author of The Prophet to write? What moved him to such profound philosophy in his later life? The events of Broken Wings highlight key issues of the time, yet the themes and debates raised remain increasingly relevant today, over a century later; the fight for gender equality, the freedom to love who we love, tradition versus modernity, wealth versus happiness, immigration and the importance of ‘home’.

Nächste Vorstellungen von Broken Wings im Charing Cross Theatre

Freitag21 Jan 202219:30
Samstag22 Jan 202219:30
Sonntag23 Jan 202215:00
Dienstag25 Jan 202219:30
Mittwoch26 Jan 202214:30
Donnerstag27 Jan 202219:30