The Red Chair

Cast: 6 women

A play with music set in a remote village in China between the 1927 revolution and Mao’s Land Reform. Seen from a young peasant girl, Puchao’s viewpoint, using stories old and new – we witness her and her village’s struggle to change as revolution beings an end to oppression with new freedom and new choices. Juniors up. 90 mins approx.

Commissioned and first produced by Unicorn Theatre
Directed by Gwenda Hughes
Winner Best Play for Children, British Theatre Association

“One of the most exciting theatrical events for young people in the West End so far this year …Will touch everyone in the audience down to the tips of their toes. Very moving, sometimes poetic and often very funny”
City Limits