Gecko: The Wedding

Running from
Next event: Wednesday 16 February at 7.30pm
  • £10 - £25.30 (each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee for non-members)
    Group and school discounts available, contact groups@storyhouse.com
    50% for Young Storyhouse Members on Wednesday and Thursday performances

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

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We’re really excited to be welcoming internationally-celebrated physical theatre company Gecko to Storyhouse for the first time!

We are all married, bound by a contract. But what are the terms of this relationship? And can we consider a divorce?

Led by Amit Lahav, The Wedding is inspired by the complexities of human nature: the struggle between love and anger, creation and destruction, community and isolation. In a blur of wedding dresses and contractual obligations, an extraordinary ensemble of international performers guides audiences through a dystopian world in which we are all brides, wedded to society.

Combining movement, imagery and provocative narratives in the company’s trademark style, Gecko’s seventh touring production brings these contracts into question with an emotionally charged and spectacular performance.

We all want to believe in our journey, but where are we heading? Is it too late to stop, to go back, to fall in love, or to start again?


Schools & Education

To support the return to cultural education, Gecko are offering six free workshops to local state schools that book to see the show. These are offered on a first-come-first serve basis and you will be provided with a link to book once a booking for the show is confirmed. Further workshops or workshops for private schools will receive a 10% discount when booked in conjunction with the show. To book, please email groups@storyhouse.com

Following the performance on Wed 16 and Thu 17 Feb, Gecko will host a free 30 minute post-show discussion to give you the opportunity to share your thoughts and questions with the devising performers.

You can download our Educational Pack here.


Access

For each of their current touring shows including this one, Gecko have created a Sound World document to enable D/deaf, deafened and hard of hearing audience members to understand the soundscape of each show and how it feeds into the other elements of their performances. You can download/view that document here. Please read the information in advance of attending the show.

Show photography by Rocio Chacon.

Certificate:

14+

Duration

Approx 80 mins

Time details

No interval

Upcoming events

Wednesday 16 February 7.30pm Storyhouse Theatre Tickets from £10.00 Book now
Thursday 17 February 7.30pm Storyhouse Theatre Tickets from £10.00 Book now
Friday 18 February 7.30pm Storyhouse Theatre Tickets from £10.00 Book now
Saturday 19 February 7.30pm Storyhouse Theatre Tickets from £10.00 Book now

Reviews

There’s a terrific ensemble at work in a show that bursts with the joy of union
Heart pounding drama... get ready to be blown away
A visual feast
Spellbinding music, mesmerising dance moves and narratives in languages from all over the world, make it a truly entertaining and thought-provoking experience
Offers its own remarkable, mesmerising take on the world we live in, full of horror and hope, fortitude and fear, love and lamentation and is an amazing achievement
Bravery and physical distinctiveness has always distinguished Gecko’s work
This company have the extraordinary capability to pierce the heart of a subject and essentially remind us what it is to be human.

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