2 November 2015

Biedermann rehearsals in photos

The cast and creative of Biedermann and the Arsonists are entering week 5 of rehearsals, and we are excited to share some photographs from the rehearsal room at 3 Mills Studios.  …

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23 October 2015

How do you dress an arsonist?

As the third week of rehearsals draws to a close, we are thrilled to share with you some of the costume designs for Biedermann and the Arsonists by set and costume designer, Jemima Robinson. We are excited to see how these designs will come to life on stage.  …

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26 August 2015

“What would you do if a pair of suspicious-looking strangers enter your home”

What would you do if a pair of suspicious-looking strangers enter your home uninvited and then ask for shelter? Would you throw them out? Call the police? Would you try to be diplomatic and avoid a physical confrontation? These are the challenges put before an audience in Biedermann and the Arsonists. The stable domestic world of the Biedermanns, a respectable, prosperous couple, is destroyed because of their inability to combat the serious threat posed to their home and local community. Blind fear, social embarrassment, middle-class guilt and moral paralysis all combine to drive Herr Biedermann and his wife towards compromising with and ultimately submitting to this new power that has infiltrated their home.  …

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