The Wedding


To book The Wedding for your venue or festival, contact rosalind@geckotheatre.com

The Wedding

We are all married, bound by a contract.
But what are the terms of this relationship? And can we consider a divorce?

Led by Amit Lahav, Gecko’s latest creation is inspired by the complexities of human nature: the struggle between love and anger, creation and destruction, community and isolation. In a blur of wedding dresses and contractual obligations, our extraordinary ensemble of international performers will guide audiences through a dystopian world in which we are all brides, wedded to society.

Combining movement, imagery and provocative narratives in Gecko’s trademark style, our seventh touring production brings these contracts into question with an emotionally charged and spectacular performance. 

We all want to believe in our journey, but where are we heading? Is it too late to stop, to go back, to fall in love, to start again?

Creative Team

Created by Amit Lahav

Collaborating with
Designer: Rhys Jarman
Lighting: Joe Hornsby
Sound: Jonathan Everett
Associate Director: Rich Rusk
With original music by Dave Price
Costume Supervisor: Gayle Playford

Devising Performers:
Lucia Chocarro, Fionn Cox-Davies, Chris Evans, Madeleine Fairminer, Katie Lusby, Ryen Perkins-Gangnes, Uroš Petronijević, Dan Watson and Kenny Wing Tao Ho.


Producer: Rosalind Wynn rosalind@geckotheatre.com

Company Manager: Hannah Blamire technical@geckotheatre.com
Technical Manager: Sean Ford
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Stage Manager: Alyssa Watts
Sound Operator: Mark Cunningham
Lighting Operator (Oxford Playhouse): Chris Swain
Technical Stage Manager (Oxford Playhouse): Andres Velasquez

Musicians and Vocalists:
Tom Allan, Sam Burgess, Ben Hales, Frank Moon, Dave Shulman, Jon Thomas and Temesgen Zeleke

During creation and 2017 touring

Production Manager: Gareth Green (work in progress)/Nathan Johnson
Company Stage Manager: Tanya Stephenson (work in progress)/Chelsey Thwaites
Technical Stage Manager: Andres Velasquez/Adam Bottomley

Devising Performers:
Greig Cooke, Anna Finkel, Louise Tanoto

Tour Dates

2018

17 – 20 January | Bristol Old Vic | Bristol, UK
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23 – 25 January | Watford Palace Theatre | Watford, UK
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1 – 3 February | Nottingham Playhouse | Nottingham, UK
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8 – 10 February | Derby Theatre | Derby, UK
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21 – 24 February | Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse | Liverpool, UK
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27 February | CAST | Doncaster, UK
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1 – 3 March | Oxford Playhouse | Oxford, UK
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6 – 9 March | Nuffield | Southampton, UK
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