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Chris Thorpe: Status

Jersey Arts Centre

Event Overview

Written by Chris Thorpe, developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin

Presented by China Plate & Staatsheater Mainz

Commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre, Warwick Arts Centre and Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg

We all have a nationality.

Or almost all of us.

Status is a show about someone who doesn’t want his anymore. About running away from the national story you’re given. About who is responsible for that story and what might happen to it if you give it up.

A globe spanning journey of attempted escape, with songs along the way.

“the words are eloquent, the music essential and powerful, and the performance full of a brilliant, prowling precision…”

Scotsman Fringe First Award Winner 2018

Supported by the British Council, Goethe Institute London, the Collaborative Touring Network and using public funding by The National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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