Free event


Thu 07 Oct 2021 - Thu 07 Oct 2021


19:30 - 20:50

Age guidance

Recommended for people from 16 years old

This rehearsed reading of In The Night Time (Before The Sun Rises) by Nina Segal is part of A Climate Emergency, a series of events showcasing extracts from plays dealing with climate change.

A sleep deprived couple are up in the middle of the night as their new born baby won't stop crying.

They try to soothe the child with stories but the stories tell of a wounded and hopeless world outside as their anxieties infiltrate through the nursery’s cracks.

Was bringing a child into this world a good idea?

Nina Segal’s exploration of contemporary parenthood was first performed at the Gate Theatre, London in 2016. Segal’s work includes (This Isn’t) A True Story, Dismantle This Room, Assembly and most recently Al at the Young Vic.

This event is a rehearsed reading of the whole play, directed by Brandon Robinson-Connolly and read by professional actors working from scripts in hand, performing without sets or costumes putting the writing of In The Night Time (Before The Sun Rises) and its message front and centre of a lively discussion on climate change issues with the audience, cast and director.

This ticketed event is free, however numbers are limited.

This event is part of Wakefield Council's Festival of the Earth.

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