Dates and Times
Tue 11 - Sat 15 April at 7pm (+ post-show discussion)
Part of our Spring 2017 season, running from January – June 2017. Why not take advantage of our double bill ticket offer – two shows on the same night for just £16. Simply add the shows into your basket, and we’ll do the rest! Browse our full programme here.
Presented by Jamal Harewood
They’re pretty special. They give a person an opportunity to express themselves. They can be read. They can be heard. They can be spoken. They allow us to communicate with one another. I was always told that it’s not what you said, but how you said it – is this true?
Become the contestant or host in an audience led gameshow that holds a magnifying glass up to the words we use daily.
Each performance is followed by a post-show discussion which the audience is invited to stay for.
Word is a 2016 Spring Festival co-commission recipient; with additional support from Battersea Arts Centre, Theatre Delicatessen Sheffield, Stratford Circus Arts Centre and the University of Chichester.
What do words mean when taken out of context? Jamal explores our language on the blog this week. Read here.
Image credit – Claire Haigh
About the artist
Jamal Harewood is a live artist. By creating temporary communities through participatory events, he focuses on ideas of identity and race. Harewood believes these should be playful experiences that allows everyone to get involved. He has a keen interest in abolishing the performer/audience hierarchy that is apparent within theatre. Jamal is an Associate Artist at CPT.