World premiere by award-winning writer and performer… Ben Mellor presents ‘Everything We Need’.
28 - 30 June
The Royal Exchange Theatre, Studio
Written and performed by Ben Mellor.
Directed by Cheryl Martin.
In association with the Royal Exchange Theatre.
Developed at Space with support from The Dartington Hall Trust.
‘I’m building my own ark. I’ll decide what gets saved.’
GIL argues with his dad in a motel restaurant, silently worrying about what the receding flood-waters will reveal.
LILY records a YouTube rejection to a husband who imposed an Eden that wasn’t her idea of paradise.
PEDRO awaits a new liver, wondering why our god-like access to technology can’t help him communicate with his daughter.
Everything We Need is a collection of humorous, lyrical and moving monologues from seven characters coming to terms with life changes in a changing world. It has been inspired by a mixture of classic myth and climate change research. The show features a live soundtrack – creating an evocative and powerful piece of new work.
Written and performed by award-winning poet and actor Ben Mellor, directed and dramaturged by Cheryl Martin, live music from Dan Steele and Leonie Higgins, art and design by Sumit Sarkar.
Book via Box Office on 0161 833 9833 or online at www.royalexchange.co.uk