A visually stunning and tender story about loss and fate, and the hope that
great sadness can pass. A story about snow and sunshine. And time. Part of
the Edinburgh International Children's Festival. Level: 5 - 12 years.
“The here and the now is wow!” we’re
told at the start of Broken Dreams. Yet, while it’s often suggested (not
least in child-friendly theatre) that there are genuine benefits in reclaiming
a child-like joy of “living in the moment”, this somewhat bizarre,
intentionally shambolic and ultimately thought-provoking show from Belgian
companies Kopergietery and Mambocito Mio suggests that doing so while ignoring
our own pasts is ultimately a recipe for unhappiness...
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