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Time: 21:30 - 22:45
Dates: 4 - 27 August (not 7, 14, 21) 
Venue: King's Hall
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ticket prices: 
Weekend: £10 (£8)
Week: £10 (£8)

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OLD STOCK: A REFUGEE LOVE STORY

2b theatre company

Canada

"Ben Caplan weaves fact and fantasy, storytelling and humour, history and present as he blurs the boundaries between concert and theatre"

Local Xpress, full review here

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story is a humourously dark folktale woven together with a high-energy concert.
This music-theatre hybrid starring international Klezmer sensation Ben Caplan is inspired by the true stories of Jewish Romanian refugees coming to Canada in 1908. Ben Caplan, plays a vodka-swilling omniscient narrator/emcee (kind of an eastern-European Tom Waits) in this examination of the refugee experience, viewed through the historical lens of Jewish refugees a hundred years ago. It's about how to love after being broken by the horrors of war. It's about looking into the eyes of God.

Previous praise for 2b theatre company:

"A marvel of 21st century storytelling" ★★★★★

Scotland Herald