A private beach inhabited by a family; a European family. They are the owners of the beach. The beach has been ‘in their family’ for generations. The family celebrate a wedding, a union between two sides; each of whom can offer something to the other. Security, prosperity, progeny. During the wedding celebration a stranger arrives on the shore of their beach. The family must decide how to deal with this stranger.
A response to the current refugee crisis gripping Europe and the notion of sovereignty of one people over a piece of land; and the lengths people will go to bar entry to their dominion.
Dramaturg: Bjarni Jonsson
Presented as part of EUROPOLY at Tiger Dublin Fringe in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Irland.
Co-production: Münchner Kammerspiele / EUROPOLY and Goethe-Institut Irland in collaboration with Onassis Cultural-Centre (Athens), Sirenos - Vilnius International Theatre Festival, Teatro Maria Matos (Lisbon) and Tiger Dublin Fringe.
Brokentalkers are Project Artists, an initiative of Project Arts Centre. Developed at FRINGE LAB.
Photo credit: Gabriela Neeb
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