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    Avital Raz presents

    Unnatural Cycles – A Ghost Story

    Thu 27 Apr - Sat 29 Apr, 7.15 pm
    Tickets £8 - £12
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    There’s a growing dark cloud above the Rosenberg house. Two women – one dead, one alive – need to reconcile their differences to remove it and let in new life...



    Content Notice
    Running Time 65 min
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Assistance dogs welcome
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains some strong language, mentions of rape, war and miscarriage. Suitable for 16+

    There’s a growing dark cloud above the Rosenberg house. Two women – one dead, one alive – need to reconcile their differences to remove it and let in new life...
    Drawing on personal experiences, original new writing and film-making underpinned by a live looped soundscape, Unnatural Cycles – A Ghost Story is a nuanced exploration of infertility, faith and what it means to bear the weight of inherited generational trauma.

    Unnatural Cycles emerged from a dream in which Avital met her Grandmother, followed by a year of listening to old cassettes in which she was interviewed about her experiences surviving the Jewish Holocaust. 

    Written, performed and original music by Avital Raz
    Directed by Gillian Lees
    Dramaturgy by Peader Kirk and Gillian Lees
    Videography by Chris Davis
    Images by Darren Andrews

    Join me on a free creative writing workshop around fertility and infertility on 22nd April 11am- 4pm. You can sign up here

    Unnatural Cycles was developed through commissions from Sheffield Theatres, Contact, Lancaster Arts and National Lottery funding.

    "Likely to be be the most compelling thing you hear all year"
    Scotland Herald (About her music)
    "Go see the one woman show that's picking apart humanities vulnerabilities"
    Jewish Renaissance (About previous show My Jerusalem)
    "Raz is as perceptive of the personal as she is the political"
    Now Then (About her music)
    "Avital is extremely talented. Her voice is versatile, enchanting and pitch perfect. She plays the guitar well while trying to juggle live-looped audio. Her acting is enchanting and draws you in while narrating the story and keeping you hooked."
    Fairy Powered Productions (About this show)
    "Relentlessly bleak, yet totally compelling, Raz uses film and music to create a dreamlike, other- wordly space. The ghosts here are a stark, increasingly relevant, presence in today’s world of wars and refugees."
    Rotherham Advertiser (About this show)

    "A great local theatre making a massive difference to the local community."

    Councillor Jonathan Simpson Camden Council