A STUNNING NEW STAGE ADAPTATION INSPIRED BY FEDERICO FELLINI’S OSCAR WINNING MASTERPIECE
La Strada ‘The Road’, a metaphor for life, is a deeply impassioned tale of love and loss, set against the backdrop of a country still reeling from the devastating effects of the Second World War. We journey into the heart of the Italian countryside where Gelsomina, full of the innocent spirit of youth, is bought by Zampanò, a travelling street performer, to join his cheap ‘strong man’ act. When the mismatched pair stumble across a ragtag circus and a daredevil tight-rope walker, Gelsomina finds herself caught between the two men, not knowing which way to turn…
Frederico Fellini’s Oscar-winning La Strada is one of the all-time masterpieces of world cinema. This stunning adaptation is directed by Olivier Award nominee Sally Cookson (Jane Eyre & Peter Pan National Theatre, Hetty Feather West End) and boasts a beautiful new score by Benji Bower with songs performed by an international cast of actor musicians. Moving between the dazzling lights of the circus and the bare landscapes of rural Italy, this production of La Strada promises to be a theatrical feast for all the senses.
This production is brought to you by Kenny Wax Ltd, in association with Cambridge Arts Theatre and Bristol Old Vic.
Approximately 1 hours 55 minutes including interval
Preview: Monday 27 Mar, 7.45pm: All tickets £18*
Tuesday 28 Mar - Saturday 8 Apr, 7.45pm
and Saturday 1 & Saturday 8 Apr, 2.30pm: £18/£23/£28/£33*
Thursday 30 Mar & Thursday 6 Apr, 2.30pm: £18/£23/£28*
*All ticket prices include a £3 per-ticket booking fee