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  • Cry For Me

    Thu 23 - Sat 25 May at 9pm
    Tickets £8 - £12 (+ booking fees)
    A special edition of your favourite dystopian cabaret, focusing on international crises and national problems. All profits will go towards Workers for a Free Palestine.

    Get 25% off when you book more than one show across our Spring Season (April - June 2024).

    Set in a not too implausible future where crying is just one more type of labour that can be outsourced to a cheap migrant workforce, CRY FOR ME draws on Romanian traditions of wailing. Babele bocitoare (buh-beh-leh bow-chi-twa-reh) are Romanian professional mourners: older women who go to funerals to cry for the deceased and their family. When all Romanians leave Romania in search of work elsewhere, two babe (buh-beh), Baba Luţa and Baba Deea, come to London in search of clients. 

    Almost a year on from the work-in-progress sharing as part of Calm Down Dear Festival, CRY FOR ME is back for three nights. And this time, they’re bringing friends. 

    CRY FOR ME CRIES WITH FRIENDS is a direct response to what is happening in the world and Britain’s complicity. 

    Our friends are artists, academics, activists and clowns.

    It’ll be business as usual: in times of crisis, the babe (buh-beh) are here to cry for YOU. 

    All profits will go towards Workers for a Free Palestine, a grassroots collective of workers and trade unionists in Britain who want to organise for a free Palestine. 

    Generously supported by POMOC, a grassroots organisation that uses art and activism to spur political awareness & social change. 

    Supported by Odd Eyes Theatre, BÉZNĂTheatre, Camden People's Theatre & Counterpoints Arts.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 mins
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Relaxed Performance
    Relaxed Performance
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeSuitable for ages 14+
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeFood/Drinks consumed by performers, Food/Drinks given to audience members, Burning incense or herbs onstage

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    Councillor Jonathan Simpson Camden Council