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“There’s No Place Like” – West End Theatre Comes to Paris

TNPL_A6_Front-Web (1)“There’s No Place Like” is a one-hour play (in English) at Café du Theatre Wednesday, January 20 (7:30 pm) and Thursday, January 21 (7:30 pm and 9:30 pm). Reserve your tickets (seven euros): altheatheatre@gmail.com. The play, a hit at the May 2015 Brighton Fringe Festival comes to Paris from London’s West End and The Arts Theatre. Lilac Yosiphon’s English play is about longing, belonging and immigration.

Story: “Hannah was a teacher before she moved to the UK. Now she works in a pub. Jordan lost his mum six months ago. Six days ago, he lost his job, too. With nothing to keep him here, Jordan walks into Hannah’s pub looking for an answer to the question: is it time to go home? And, if the answer is ‘yes’, where exactly is that?” Bus journeys, bumpy flights and current events inspired Ms. Yosiphon to write this play. TNPL_850x315

Althea Theatre is an international emerging ensemble is comprised of eleven British and non-British actors who write and devise original theatre. By exploring national and international viewpoints, the company seeks to challenge issues prevalent in European society today.

Café du Theatre 17 Rue René Boulanger 75010 Paris Telephone: 01 42 06 33 37
Reserve your tickets (seven euros): altheatheatre@gmail.com

Written by Lilac Yosiphon
Directed by Marianne Mayer et Mike Cole
Set and costumes by Carolina Herran et Kitty Roe
Music by Sam Elwin
Graphic Design by Dan Anscombe
Performed by Sam Elwin et Lilac Yosiphon

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