Manipulate: The Yellow Canary

Evening, 8pm

Running TIme: 50 mins

Age Guidance: 12+

Content Warnings: Themes of war, loss and displacement

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Ticket prices

From £15.00

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Part of the Manipulate Festival

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Tashi Gore, Ross Mackay, Will Gore, Glass Performance

The Yellow Canary

Glass Performance presents the premiere of the live work The Yellow Canary, a true story, and a leap into the imagination of a young boy as he attempts to escape the horrors of war, exploring love, loss, and what it means to flee your home.  

Follow Tashi as she uncovers the real-life journey her uncle Bernard took as a young Jewish boy, forced to leave his home city of Paris with just his parents and his pet canary for company. 

The Yellow Canary brings together performance maker Tashi Gore with visual theatre expert Ross MacKay, playwright Will Gore, and director Jess Thorpe in this combination of live storytelling, testimony, and digital animation. Following work in progress and digital presentations at previous MANIPULATE Festivals the final live work will premiere at MANIPULATE 2023. 

 

BSL update
This performance was previously advertised as having BSL interpretation but will now be presented without interpretation of spoken and written text. If you are unable to attend due to this access point then please get in touch with Capital Theatre’s box office to request a refund.

MacKay’s line drawings are a delight… It’s only 10 minutes, but it chirps. I want to see more

Lyn Gardner on The Yellow Canary Work in Progress

hailed as one of the finest in the UK, and it’s not difficult to see why

The Scotsman on Junction 25

Tickets



  • Thu 9 Feb 8:00 PM

Credits

Co-creator & Performer / Tashi Gore 

Co-creator & Animator / Ross MacKay  

Co-creator & Writer / Will Gore 

Director / Jess Thorpe  

Produced by Glass Performance 

Discounts

Concessions £2 off 
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Access

BSL update 
This performance was previously advertised as having BSL interpretation but will now be presented without interpretation of spoken and written text. If you are unable to attend due to this access point then please get in touch with Capital Theatre’s box office to request a refund.

Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all.

We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help.

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