Running Time: 1 Hour
Age: 14+ contains nudity
Jean Daniel Broussé is the only son of a 3rd generation baker. Destined to follow in the footsteps of his father, grandfather and great grandfather and inherit the family bakery in rural France… But JD – queer, a circus artist and intolerant to patriarchy – is not a baker.
(le) Pain is the unexpected chapter in the bakery story. A journey through bread making, acrobatics and growing up in strait-laced provincial France, that reverberates with the tragedy, comedy and joy of making a break for it.
A debut solo show from Total Theatre award winning artist JD Broussé, in collaboration with cheeky cabaret director and future national treasure Ursula Martinez. Co-commissioned by London International Mime Festival and Warwick Arts Centre.
Devised and performed by Jean-Daniel Broussé
Director: Ursula Martinez
Movement Director: Leah Marojevic
Acrobatic Consultant: Charlie Wheeller
Lighting Design: Elliot Griggs
Costumes: Max Allen
Producer: Di Robson
Funded by Arts Council England Lottery Funded and Jerwood Circus Residencies
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