The Little Prince - Arcola Theatre

To Do List Daily: The Little Prince – Tue 9 Feb


The Little Prince | Arcola Theatre | 8pm | Until 13 February | £12


The Arcola Queer Collective present a unique take on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s French classic Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), reaching out to the castaway in us all.

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Part of the Arcola Theatre’s Creative Engagement Winter Season “What Makes An Artist?”, The Little Prince sees the Arcola Queer Collective take a fresh look at Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella for children.

One of the most translated books in the world, The Little Prince (or, more accurately, Le Petit Prince) is a poignant and touching story of loneliness, friendship, love, and loss – and here, in the hands of the Arcola Queer Collective, the story is uniquely reimagined to speak to “the castaway in all of us: challenging our perspectives, opening our eyes and bringing us back to what truly matters”.

Each performance of The Little Prince will be preceded by a world premiere staging of one of six new short plays inspired by the production:

8 February – They Sat There and Talked by Damien Hughes
Directed by Ross Crosby. Performed by Tamir Pettet and Travis Alabanza

9 February – And Where There Once Were Two by Alexis Gregory
Directed by Lynette Linton. Performed by Alexis Gregory and Rubyyy Jones

10 February – Perfume and Stale Cigarettes by Lydia Cawson
Directed by Claire O’Flaherty. Performed by Bex Large

11 February – Handle With Care by Phil Rhys Thomas
Directed by Amy Stratton

13 February – Claire by Bex Large
Directed by Ross Crosby. Performed by Sheena Anyanwu

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