The Red Room

A gothic Iranian tale of isolation.

8 Sep

Full price: £15 Affordable: £5

Produced and presented by Ensemble Fantômas

Music: Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour
Words: Dominic Power

THE RED ROOM – a portable opera for three voices. Set 1930s Iran, The Red Room is an intimate drama with overtones of Gothic horror that explores nihilism and philosophic despair. It is based on a short story by the Iranian modernist master, Sadegh Hedayat.

In a provincial Persian town, an enigmatic stranger offers a stranded traveller a room. In a night of revelations, the traveller is drawn into the inner life of his Host and discovers the secret of the Red Room.

Age Rating: All ages, but mostly adults
Content Advisory: Death on stage

In a festival of new work, please note that shows can often overrun.

Thursday 8 September - 8:20pm