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In the Jungle of Cities by Bertolt Brecht at Arcola Studios
SplitMoon Theatre presents In the Jungle of Cities by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Gerhard Nellhaus, at the Arcola Studio 1, in east London, 18 Sep to 5 Oct 2013.
Directed by Peter Sturm, cast includes Jeffery Kissoon , Joseph Arkley, Joseph Adelakun, Mia Austin , Rebecca Brewer, Alex Britton, Helen Sheals, Stephen O’Toole, Jurgen Schwarz, Michael Walters. Designed by Nicolai Hart Hansen, lighting by Howard Hudson, sound by Mike Furness.
Set in Chicago in 1912. ‘You are about to witness an inexplicable wrestling match between two men and observe the downfall of a family that has moved from the prairies to the jungle of the big city. Don’t worry your heads about the motives for the fight, concentrate on the stakes. Judge impartially the technique of the contenders, and keep your eyes fixed on the finish.’