Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Tuesday, 19 Mar - Saturday, 23 Mar
Free - £9.00
Fedoro Bridges presents The White Plague
When: Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rd March 2019
Tickets: Tuesday: Pay What You Feel
Wednesday – Saturday: £9 Full Price / £7 Concession (Student, OAP, Artist, Unwaged)
Age Recommendation: 14+
Running Time: TBC
When a mysterious and fiercely contagious virus starts spreading among a major city's population, causing all infected victims to lose their sight, the government takes emergency action and isolates those affected in unprepared and inaccessible facilities.
THE WHITE PLAGUE follows five of the infected, left to survive in inhumane conditions. In the midst of increasing discrimination and exploitation, with basic needs and even communication between them becoming a struggle, a woman will attempt to lead them to freedom. In this, people are driven to reveal the very brightest and darkest aspects of human nature.
For this uniquely immersive production the audience is placed right at the heart of the action, experiencing the world of the quarantine facility through every sense but their sight. Sharing the ‘white blindness’ of the characters, THE WHITE PLAGUE is a visceral, unforgettable experience.
Please note that you will be required to wear a special mask for most of the show that will restrict your vision. Use of strobe light and loud noises take place during the performance.
Ticket Collection Policy: for all shows which are Pay What You Feel all tickets must be collected by 7.15pm. Tickets uncollected by 7.15pm will be made available to those on the waiting list for shows which sell out.
The Alphabetti Theatre bar and theatre are wheelchair accessible. We have space for two wheelchair users per performance.
Saint James' Boulevard
Newcastle upon Tyne
Alphabetti Theatre is based in Newcastle Upon Tyne and was created by Ali Pritchard in 2012. We create, produce, and programme new, original work from emerging artists across the performing arts, championing work in Music, Theatre, Comedy and Poetry. We strive to make theatre that is relatable and accessible to all, and are constantly looking for new ways to challenge ourselves, physically, mentally and conceptually – we believe that by challenging ourselves we inevitably challenge the audience, creating engaging and original experiences.
0191 261 9125