Wildworks

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Wildworks is an international site-specific theatre company based in Cornwall, England.

They specialise in large-scale outdoor promenade performances.[1]

They were formed in 2005 by Bill Mitchell [2] initially growing out of Kneehigh Theatre Company.[3] The company utilises specific sites such as harbours, quarries, villages and factories and works closely with the local community.[2]

Productions[edit]

  • A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings - 2005[4] Adapted from a short story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez[5]
  • Souterrain - 2006 - 07[6] Performed in Dolcoath Mine Camborne Cornwall[7] and Stanmer Park Brighton[8]
  • The Beautiful Journey - 2009 performed in HMNB Devonport Plymouth and Wallsend Newcastle.
  • The Enchanted Palace - 2010 until 2012, Kensington Palace London[9]
  • The Passion - Port Talbot, South Wales, 2011. In collaboration with Michael Sheen and National Theatre Wales

The Company[edit]

  • Bill Mitchell, Director
  • Peter Boyden, Executive Producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ This is Cornwall (2009-05-29). "This is Devon | Cornish company WildWorks | theatre performance". Thisis WesternMorningNews. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Theatre and performance - Victoria and Albert Museum". Vam.ac.uk. 2010-02-19. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  3. ^ http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=24458
  4. ^ "Wildworks Theatre Company | Seasalt Stories". Seasaltcornwall.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  5. ^ [1][dead link]
  6. ^ Lyn Gardner (2009-05-27). "Lyn Gardner on Wildworks theatre company's new production The Beautiful Journey | Stage". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  7. ^ "Wildworks - complete guide to the Playwright, Plays, Theatres, Agent". Doollee.com. 2010-03-25. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  8. ^ "Wildworks | London Theatre Database". Ltdb.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  9. ^ Lyn Gardner (2010-04-13). "Enchanted Palace | Theatre review | Stage". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 

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