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Tabula Rasa

a haunting, poetic production about human resilience, set to the music of Arvo Pärt

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£10 Under 26s
£5 students and those collecting Jobseekers Allowance
Free to Under 16s and carers (one per paying adult; £5 thereafter)

Book online now / Call 0845 330 3501 / Visit Tramway box office, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, G41 2PE


Conceived and directed by Matthew Lenton
Musical direction by Jonathan Morton

Several people have told me essentially this same story about the still, sad music of Pärt – how it became, for them or for others, a vehicle of solace. One or two such anecdotes seem sentimental; a series of them begins to suggest a slightly uncanny phenomenon.” Alex Ross, New York Times

Two of Scotland’s foremost performing groups present a co-production that sets Arvo Pärt’s spiritual and mesmeric Tabula Rasa in a theatrical context, exploring the recognised role of the piece in the care of patients during their final days.

With musicians forming an integral part of the drama, this visionary production explores the documented role of Pärt’s haunting piece, which has come to be known – and used – as a profound and transcendental piece of music. It is a life-affirming exploration of care, humanity, suffering – and the uplifting power, and endless importance, of art.

Vanishing Point is Scotland’s foremost artist-led independent theatre company, internationally acclaimed for its distinctive, groundbreaking work.

Tramway, Glasgow

Wed 22 Nov 2017 at 7:30 pm

25 Albert Drive, Glasgow, Scotland G41 2PE United Kingdom

0845 330 3501