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THE DARKEST CORNERS

  • Venue: Other Space
  • Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Age Guidance: 16+
  • Other: Contains scenes depicting sexual violence
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“It’s dark. A woman walks alone on the edge of a city. The city is Leeds. Or Paris. Or maybe it’s Mexico City. She doesn’t want to walk home with her keys between her fingers, crossing the road when she sees a shadow. She wants to be alone in the night. She wants to dance in the darkest corners.”

Physical theatre company RashDash present a powerful new show confronting violence against women, performed outdoors on the streets of Leeds. Inspired by the city’s radical, activist history, this cabaret rally features live music, vivid physicality, and stories of resistance from around the world.

The Darkest Corners is a communal celebration, a visceral reclamation of the city, a fearsome and triumphant outcry into the night.

‘RashDash are the punk princesses of late-night theatre’
The Guardian


The Darkest Corners is presented as part of Transform 17, a festival of bold, local & international theatre

Location: The site for The Darkest Corners is the large car park between Water Lane and Globe Road, Holbeck. The entrance to the car park is on Globe Road at the following address: 

16 Globe Road, Leeds, LS11 5QG

Click here for Google Maps link. Click here for a map and travel options.

Ensure you provide contact details to box office when booking. You will be sent a pre show email including detailed directions and travel options.

Please dress appropriately for the weather. You will be provided with headphones to wear throughout the performance. There will be seating available.


Photo Credit: Tom Joy

A Transform and RashDash co-production. Commissioned by Transform. Supported by Leeds Inspired, part of Leeds City Council, Unity Theatre Trust and Big Lottery Awards for All. With support from Opera North Projects and Slung Low’s HUB. In association with West Yorkshire Playhouse.

 

For more information on Transform 17 click below to download the brochure
or visit transformfestival.org

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Captioned Performance

Open captioning allows theatre goers with varying degrees of hearing to view the full text as it is spoken or sung, including sound effects and off stage noises. These appear on a scrolling screen, positioned on or at the side of the stage.

British Sign Language Interpreted

A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.

Audio Described

Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.

Relaxed Performance

A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.

Dementia-Friendly Performance

Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.

Sing Along

Sing along with the cast in this exclusive performance. Lyrics will be on screen, so you can join in as loud as you like. Open to all, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.

Post Show Discussion

Parent & Baby Performance

A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.

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*A transaction fee of £1.95 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.

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  • Captioned - Captioned
  • Signed - Signed
  • Audio Description - Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance - Relaxed Performance
  • Dementia Friendly Performance - Dementia Friendly Performance
  • Post Show Discussion - Post Show Discussion
  • Sing Along - Sing Along
  • Parent & Baby Performance - Parent & Baby Performance
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