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Unwrapped – a festival of new writing (26-28 May 2011)

Subscribe to RSS RSSWednesday, 25th May, 2011

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Ulfah Arts are proud to present an exciting festival of new writing taking place this month at mac.

Unwrapped festival has been inspired by the Government’s preventing violent extremism (PVE) strategy and its impact 10 years on from 9/11 but is a celebration of lesser heard stories and voices that depict real lives and truths of multicultural Britain. Join us to be challenged, entertained and involved, and to unwrap the truth from perception.

With readings of work by new female writers alongside pieces from a brand new play jointly written by three professional playwrights, Unwrapped festival is a creative response to some of the biggest questions of the last decade. Daytime offerings of debate, storytelling and workshops culminate in evening performances of delicate, self-reflective tales, peoplecentred drama and urgent exposes of a country shrouded by
fears of faith, culture and extremism