A wanderer offers to grant a wish to anyone who wants one. Before long, the city is transformed. Mansions stand where mud huts once squatted, and beggars ride around in horse drawn carriages. And one man wishes to be turned into a mountain.
Written and performed by former Glastonbury Poetry Slam Champion Toby Thompson, I Wish I was a Mountain uses rhyme, live music, and just a smattering of metaphysical philosophy to boldly reimagine Herman Hesse’s classic fairytale. Do we really need the things that we need? What do mountains feel? How did time begin? Adults are kindly requested to leave all answers to these questions at the door. Children, come as you are.
An egg theatre production produced in association with Travelling Light Theatre Company Co-commissioned by Brighton Dome and Imaginate
Written and Performed by Toby Thompson Direction and Dramaturgy by Lee Lyford Designed by Anisha Field
Supported using public funding Arts Council England
Sponsored by: The Tulip Partnership, Swainswick Explorers
Running Time: 45 minutes
Doors: 11:00am / On Stage: 11:30am Tickets: £7/£5 Concession
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