[Foreign Affairs] presents the world and English language premiere of the play The Unburied. The Saint of Darkness by award-winning playwright and poet András Visky in a new translation by Jozefina Komporaly.

The play is a bold and poetic take on Antigone’s story, featuring Mother Teresa as a contemporary reflection of the Greek protagonist. Experiencing a similar sense of responsibility, duty and mission as her fabled counterpart, Teresa faces society’s utter inability to deal with the inequalities in the world, through tragedies such as forced migration.

Co-directed by the company’s artistic directors, an ensemble of four actors of different nationalities will play Teresa in a promenade performance in which the audience will literally travel on a journey with the title character. Visky, essayist and resident dramaturg and associate artistic director at Cluj-Napoca Hungarian Theatre in Romania and also a member of the Széchenyi Academy of Literature and Arts (Hungary), will attend and take part in two post show talks.

*Please note that the performance on Thursday 23 will be a closed session for a local youth group.

20 – 25 November 2017

Rose Lipman Building
43 De Beauvoir Rd
N1 5SQ

Cast + Creative team

Irene Panni
Isobel Pilkington
Megan Smith
Olivia Negrean
also featuring Will Timbers

András Visky
Jozefina Komporaly
Camila França & Trine Garrett

Rhythm & Vocal Support
Franck Jeuffroy
Krzysia Balińska
Technical Support
Roland Glasser
Creative Interns
Heléna Ménesi and Ilona Fábián

Rehearsal images by Luca Migliore

Arts Council England