Line-up announced for the Print Room's Coronet International Festival
The season sees 15 UK premieres over the course of 35 days
The full programme for the Coronet International Festival, which stages work from across the globe at the west London venue, has been announced.
The festival will see theatre, art, circus, dance, poetry performed and exhibited throughout October and November, curated by Print Room at the Coronet artistic director Anda Winters.
It opens on the 25 October with a work-in-progress, Bells and Spells from director Victoria Thierrée Chaplin (daughter of Charlie Chaplin), and performed by her daughter Aurelia Thierrée. The show is based on the surreal life of a kleptomaniac.
The show is joined in a double bill by To Imprison the Wind on 25 and 26 October, which sees traditional folk music interpreted by modern European composers including Tristan Murail, Per Nørgård, Kaija Saariaho and Béla Bartók. Grammy Award-winner Mike Block will also present a one night performance on 27 October.
Other theatre highlights include a three night run of Laurent Seksik's adaptation of Stefan Zweig's The World of Yesterday between 13 and 15 November. Zweig's memoir charts European history from 1895 to 1941, and stars Jerome Kircher, the Moliere Award-nominated actor. The text was an inspiration for the 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel.
On 25 to 26 November, Italian director Antonio Latella will present Ma, starring Candida Nieri. The show charts the life of poet and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini, who was viciously murdered in 1975.
The festival will be closed by Dutch theatre company Mugmetdegoudentand from 27 to 29 November, with their award-winning show Hannah and Martin. The show is based on the real life love story between Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt and Nazi Martin Heidegger. Lineke Rijxman reprises her role as Hannah Arendt, for which she won the Theo d'Or for her performance in the Netherlands.
Winters said; "The Coronet International Festival is a month-long embodiment of our venue's ambitions and vision. The eclectic nature of the programme gives audiences the chance to discover diverse art forms from innovative artists and provides a meeting place for those artists to exchange ideas."