Live theatre, interactive tours, orchestra: What's on at Brighton Festival today

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Live theatre, interactive tours, orchestra: What's on at Brighton Festival today
Live theatre, interactive tours, orchestra: What's on at Brighton Festival today

BRIGHTON Festival continues this week with performances and events across the city.

Here is a list of some of the events on today:

Wuthering Heights, Theatre Royal Brighton

Emma Rice returns to Brighton Festival with her new company Wise Children following her previous sell out productions of Tristan and Yseult (2017) and The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (2018).

Emily Brontë’s masterpiece is transformed into a powerful, uniquely theatrical and musical experience, with Rice's trademark playfulness.

Tuesday to Saturday, May 21, at 7.30pm

Wednesday, May 18, and Saturday, May 21 at 2pm

Duration: two hours 50 minutes, including interval

REWATCH: The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians - online

Originally performed live at Brighton Dome as part of Brighton Festival 2022.

Comprising some of the country’s finest orchestral musicians, The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians’ critically acclaimed sound celebrates the power and joy of Syrian music.

Summer Commission: Jade Montserrat at Brighton CCA

The commission, focusing on Montserrat’s articulation of black histories; bodies and narratives, consists of six new works spanning the 45 metre façade of the art gallery at the University of Brighton city campus in Grand Parade.

This is the artist’s first major public art commission in the UK and it runs until Wednesday, June 1.

The Archive of Favourite Places, across the city

People from communities across Brighton were asked questions and local studio Stephenson& has woven 12 tales into a city-wide immersive photography and sound exhibition.

Check the website for the map showing the city-wide locations and to download the accompanying app.

It runs until Sunday, May 29

Unchain Me by dreamthinkspeak across Brighton

Unchain Me will weave its way through the streets and buildings of central Brighton, permeating well-known public spaces and into previously hidden corridors and tunnels.

Using headphones and a mobile device, a specially designed app will allow audiences to navigate their way through the production and interact with each other and live performers.

Until Sunday, June 12.

Tickets cost £30.

There are ten different meetings points where you start the performance.

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