Can We Talk About This?
DV8 Physical Theatre
Can We Talk About This? is a new physical theatre work from Newson’s award-winning UK company DV8 exploring freedom of speech, censorship and Islam.
From the 1989 book burnings of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses, to the murder of filmmaker Theo Van Gogh and the controversy of the ‘Muhammad cartoons’ in 2005, DV8’s new production Can We Talk About This? examines how these events have reflected and influenced multicultural policies, freedom of speech and censorship.
Can We Talk About This? is based on real voices and interviews, with leading figures from across the religious, political, cultural and social spectrum, including MPs, high profile authors and journalists.
Suitable for 16+
“Without a doubt, it is one of the most important works of our age. Go.”
Time Out Sydney
Co-produced by Théatre de la Ville and Festival d´Automne, Paris, National Theatre and Dansens hus Stockholm.
Date and time
18–19 May 2012
This is now a past event.