HighTide and Arcola Theatre present The Sugar-Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie

The Sugar-Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie will play at the Arcola Theatre from 7 April – 30 April 2016

Ahead of revealing its full tenth anniversary programme, HighTide has announced that, alongside the Arcola Theatre, they will present a new play by Anders Lustgarten, which will run at the Arcola from 7th April before opening HighTide Festival in September. The Sugar-Coated Bullets of The Bourgeoisie will reunite Lustgarten, who won the inaugural Harold Pinter Prize for If You Don’t Let Us Dream We Won’t Let You Sleep (Royal Court), with HighTide Artistic Director, Steven Atkinson, whose recent credits include Forget Me Not, peddling and Bottleneck. Based on almost a decade of study, The Sugar-Coated Bullets of The Bourgeoisie is a timely play that explores the lives of the Chinese people in two eras, during the rise of Maoist China, and in 2016, an increasingly diverse, volatile, $11 Trillion economy on the precipice of change. The production’s 8 strong cast of British East Asian actors includes Andrew Leung (Chimerica, You For … Read more

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