Theatre: Brokentalkers present theatre as therapy with deeply personal play

Have I No Mouth is a brave and inspiring piece of theatre about loss

30th April, 2017
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Ann Cannon and Erich Keller in Have I No Mouth, by Brokentalkers PIc: Jeremy Abrahams

Rating:****

Brokentalkers are known for their innovative staging of real-life stories, blending political insight with a heightened aesthetic that has included dance, puppetry, music and masks. Their breakthrough work Silver Stars, for example, was a song-cycle that brought the experiences of gay men to the stage, while The Blue Boy blended the oral testimonies of survivors of the industrial school in Artane with the beauty of stylised movement from dance duo Junk Ensemble.

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