Tristan Bates Theatre

Sunrise For The Blind


1956 Entertainment presents 

SUNRISE FOR THE BLIND 

by Lee Lomas 

 

11th - 16th February 

7:45pm (2.30pm matinees on Thurs & Sat)

£15/£12 

 

Raw and unapologetically honest. Shane Meadows-esque.

 

Sunrise For The Blind follows Nas, a young Asian man, as he runs away from home to escape his father’s oppressive religious rhetoric. Set in a small, industrial town north of Manchester, this bleak, true-to-life drama shines a spotlight on the trivialities of life in an area of society living below the working class. With fast-paced, punchy dialogue and a boatload of social commentary, this satirical comedy is a stinging indictment of our current benefit system, and unapologetically addresses the hidden racism still prevalent across the UK.

 

CAST

Nathan Lee Lomas
Mark Michael Black
Becci Alana Eaton
Ashley Izzy Stevenson-Olds
San Sonja Doubleday
Johnny John Michael Rooke
Leena Nasreen Hussain

 

CREATIVE

Director Lee Lomas

 

PRESS

Sunrise for the Blind is a refreshingly genuine and believable portrayal of life for a cohort of society that just doesn’t normally get a fair look-in in theatre world – firstly because non-romantic poverty is not exactly a glamorous subject for a play and secondly because most performers fail to capture the sense of simmering but politely controlled fury that poverty instills in those who are trapped in it. - GMReviewer

 

 

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the performance begins. We cannot guarantee entry to the performance once it has begun. The Actors Centre reserves the right to refuse entry.

 

 


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