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Charlotte production drawing

Fleshy, adorable and complex: new voice for work of Charlotte Salomon

A show about the painter Charlotte Salomon throws fresh light on her tragic family history. On the eve of the artist’s centenary, Judi Herman speaks to the production’s co-creators

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Czech composer Ales Brezina, British director/scenographer Pamela Howard, and Alon Nashmon

Charlotte: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music

Czech composer Ales Brezina, British director/scenographer Pamela Howard, and Alon prepare for CHARLOTTE: A Tri-Coloured Play with Music based on the life and artwork of Charlotte Salomon. CHARLOTTE performed at the prestigious Luminato Festival in Toronto, and World Stage Design Festival in Taipei to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Charlotte Salomon's birth.

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Alon Nashmon in "Kafka and Son"

Kafka and Son returns to Edinburgh!

Winner of Outstanding Production Awards in Prague, Canada, Germany, and South African this five-star, sell-out hit on four continents makes a return visit to Edinburgh Fringe Festival as part of its World Tour.

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Alon Nashmon and Hakan Silahsizoglu

Kafka and Son in Turkey

Kafka and Son made a huge impression at two venues in Turkey, where it resonated on both the personal and political levels in the weeks leading up to the recent referendum. This photo of Alon and producer/collaborator Hakan Silahsizoglu was taken before a sold-out performance with an intensely-engaged audience at Atasehir International Theatre Festival in Istanbul.

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The cast of "Charlotte"

Active Political Music Theatre Pushing Boundaries

"Wildly experimental, pushing the envelope... Works like CHARLOTTE: a Tri-Coloured Play with Music... are essential to the survival of the human spirit."

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Maggie Smith and Alon Nashmon

Alon Nashman takes Kafka and Son and Hirsch on the road

Touring is a big part of what THEATURTLE does, and the international conversations enrich our work in Toronto. This Martin Knelman article predated a couple of European tours, which originated in the kaleidescopic Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Photo above is of Dame Maggie Smith with Alon after a performance of Hirsch.

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