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The Caucasian Chalk Circle
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1 May to 11 May

Drawing on the biblical story of the Judgement of Solomon and a 14th century Chinese play, The Caucasian Chalk Circle is rich in lore and is of exemplary clarity and dialectic beauty.

The play follows the story of the peasant girl Grusha, who rescues the Governor's infant son and flees across a war-torn country in search of safety, and the corruptible, comic and politically incorrect judge Azdak, who devises a scenario to settle the dispute on who is the rightful mother of the child.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle retains astonishing relevance by transporting us to a world that is nothing other than what we know, the world of unreason, of disorder and of injustice.

By Bertolt Brecht. Translated by Eric Bentley

By arrangement with Origin Theatrical, on behalf of Samuel French, Ltd.

11.00am Wednesday and Thursday 

7.30pm Wednesday 1 May
8.00pm Friday and Saturday

Doors close 5 minutes prior to performance. Late entry is not permitted.

Full $34

Concession $28
(with a valid concession card)

Group $38
(for a single booking of 10 or more seats)

Student Rush $15
(available from the box office 15 minutes prior to curtain)

Subscribers from $17*
(for an Artistic Director's Circle subscriber)

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Transaction Fee $2
(payable per transaction)

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