A Fight Against ... (Una Lucha Contra ...)


📝Written by Pablo Manzi. Translated by William Gregory.
📍Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court.
🗓December 2021.


Director: Sam Pritchard
Set & Costume Designer: Rosie Elnile
Lighting Designer: Elliot Griggs

“He said, ‘The day will come when they don’t cut our heads off in front of people.’ And I asked him, ‘Why?’ And he said, ‘Because we’ll cut them off ourselves.’”

A lecturer in Chile.
A study group in the USA.
A guard in the desert.
A hangman in Mexico.
A woman who won’t stop dancing in Peru.

Pablo Manzi’s darkly comic odyssey across the Americas explores whether violence brings us closer together and what it takes to make a community.“