A promise given and broken shapes the lives of a man, his daughter and his grandson and links them with a set of characters drifting in the no man’s land between Shanghai and Singapore, with no place to call home.
Originally written in Chinese, Shanghai Repertory Theater brings the English translation of the play to the Edinburgh Fringe for its European Premiere! Shanghai Repertory first premiere the english language version of Drift in Shanghai in September 2010 and then again at the Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival in November of 2010.
Performed by an international creative team who all call Shanghai home the production offers the audience a glimpse of contemporary Chinese theatre combined with multimedia projections and an original score.
The European première of Drift runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from 3rd -29th August at the Dairy Room, Udderbelly’s Pasture. 1PM. No show on 17th.
Playwright: Nick Yu
Director: Michael Ouyang
Cast: Barbara Anderlič, Thomas Caron, Mikey Chen, Arran Hawkins, Rosita L. Janbakhsh, Paul Johnson, Juliette McCawley, Laurie Padgett, and Chrisy Shapiro
Music by: Dana Shellmire & Vladimir Legay
Installation Artist: GarMaan Ng
Video/Projection Artist: Tina Blakeney
Lights: Xin Shuting
Sound, IT, and Tech.: Silvia Alvaro
Costumes: Natasha Portwood
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