Light, Ladd and Emberton

Caitlin

CaitlinDance performance – Wales Tour

Monday 27th March – Tuesday 28th  Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Sunday 2nd April – Laugharne, Millennium Memorial Hall
Wednesday 5th April – Brecon, Theatr Brycheiniog
Saturday 8th April – Harlech, Theatr Ardudwy
Tuesday 11th April – Saturday 15th Cardiff, Chapter Arts Centre
Friday 21st April – Llanelli, Ffwrnes
Sunday 23rd April – Llandrindod Wells, Dawns Powys Dance
Tuesday 25th April – Barry, Memo
Friday 28th April –  Saturday 29th Caernarfon, Galeri
Thursday 4th May – Swansea, Taliesin

Caitlin was the wife of poet Dylan Thomas. At the start of the 70s, twenty years after he died, she started going to Alcoholics Anonymous. In a circle of 20 chairs, set out for an AA meeting Caitlin makes a determined effort to deal with her tempestuous past. The audience of just 16-20 sits with Caitlin in the circle as she revisits her life with Dylan. The unoccupied chairs become part of the action in this physical and powerful duet. The audience are placed at the heart of action and are witness to Caitlin’s recounting of a relationship that was fuelled by love, addiction, jealousy and infidelity. The work is brutal and tender, physically powerful and at times grotesque.

Directed by Deborah Light. Devised with and performed by Eddie Ladd and Gwyn Emberton.

For further details please go to: http://deborahlight.com/work/caitlin/