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We Are In Time

With Untitled Projects and Valgeir Sigurðsson

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Standard £20
Disability £16
Entertainment Union £16
Over 65 £16
Under 30s and Students £14
Unemployment Benefits (Employment Support Allowance / Jobseekers Allowance) £5

With a free post-concert talk

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In person at Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED

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Composer
Valgeir Sigurðsson

Writer
Pamela Carter

Musical Director
Jonathan Morton

Director
Stewart Laing (Untitled Projects)

Plus vocalists to be announced

We Are In Time is a striking new theatrical production by Stewart Laing – founder and Artistic Director of Untitled Projects, and one of Scotland’s most forward- thinking theatre-makers. Through song, music and words, we are told the extraordinary story of a transplanted heart, written by Pamela Carter. Through the voices of both giver and receiver, the journey of the heart from one life to another is teased open, inviting the audience into a strange, intense world of complex emotion and unexpected metaphor.

The production will feature a bespoke new score by highly lauded Icelandic composer/producer Valgeir Sigurðsson.

Creating music that swoops beneath the surface of our expectations, Sigurðsson melds contemporary classical and enigmatic electronica to create new soundworlds that are at once minimal and complex, beautiful and absorbing. Performing alongside two solo singers, our musicians become a living, breathing element of the on-stage world; at once soundtrack, chorus and curious witnesses to the unfolding drama.

Valgeir Sigurðsson is a musical polymath of enviable acclaim. His list of collaborators as composer, producer and engineer is enviable in its name-dropping variety: Björk and Feist on one hand; Hilary Hahn, Nico Muhly and City of London Sinfonia on another, all approached with genre-fluidity and polished creativity. His own music is another thing altogether.

Currently Associate Director with National Theatre of Scotland, Stewart Laing’s celebrated reputation is entangled with Untitled Projects, the company he formed to create one-off, adventurous, truly genre-defying events. His work pushes at the future, probes the social obsessions of the present, and reframes cultural history; it also provokes on an intellectual level, and entertains on a human one.

Pamela Carter is a writer and dramaturgist creating ideas-driven, conceptual pieces that straddle a world of theatre, visual art and performance art. In her regular encounters with Laing’s Untitled Projects – including The Salon Project, Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner and Slope – her writing sparks with ideas and the obvious alchemy of their collaborative working.

In association with Perth Theatre at Horsecross Arts

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar 2020 at 7:30 pm

10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED United Kingdom