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Birmingham REP Starts its Regional Tour at The Hive

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre will begin it tour of its bold new play ‘Circles’ at The Hive later this month.

The play, written by Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s Pearson Playwright in Residence Rachel De-lahay, explores the cycles of violence and what it takes to break them.

The production, which has received outstanding reviews from its performance at The REP, is starting its regional tour at The Hive on Wednesday 18th June at 7pm.

The story takes place circling the outskirts of a busy city on the Number 11 bus. Two teenagers develop an unlikely friendship and a mother observes her daughter’s attempt to leave a violent relationship.

Against the backdrop of a changing city everyone is forced to re-examine all they thought they knew about love, trust, family and friendship.

Steve Wilson, County Arts Officer, said: “The Hive is fast becoming a venue for quality and inspiring performances. This is the second time The Birmingham REP has selected The Hive as a venue and we are delighted to be welcoming such a reputable company back.

“We have received some excellent feedback from theatre companies that have used The Hive as a venue, as well as from our audiences, because it offers such a fantastic, intimate space to connect with the audience.

“Tickets have gone on sale at The Hive and are already selling well.”

Tickets for ‘Circles’ cost £6 and can be purchased in person from The Hive Information Pod on Level 1 in the atrium. They can also be reserved over the phone 01905 765 576, but must be collected by 11 June.

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