THEATRE: Brand-new production of Brecht’s masterpiece

The Caucasian Chalk Circle
The Caucasian Chalk Circle
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A BRAND new production of classic Brecht play The Caucasian Chalk Circle comes to the Devonshire Park Theatre from April 6-9.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle is Bertolt Brecht’s most famous work and one of the most important pieces of theatre of the 20th century.

After sacrificing everything to protect a child abandoned in the heat of civil war, a servant girl is made to confront the boy’s biological mother in a legal contest over who deserves to keep him. The judge calls on an ancient tradition - the chalk circle – to resolve the dispute as the play builds to an unforgettable, unimaginable conclusion.

First presented by the National Theatre in 1997, Frank McGuinness’s version of this morality masterpiece is brought to the stage in Blackeyed Theatre’s inimitable fashion.

Evening performances are at 7.45pm with Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2.30pm.

Tickets cost from £13.50-£18, call 412000.