Isolation and humanity’s dark side: ‘Shining’

By Pablo Laguna who played Delbert Grady in Bath Spa Productions/David Glass Ensemble performance of ‘Shining’

 

On the afternoon of the 17th March we were told that the six remaining performances of Shining were cancelled. This decision was taken as a measure to combat COVID-19. After eight performances distributed across four days, this collaborative project presented by Bath Spa Productions and the David Glass Ensemble came to an end. Shining was our own revision and tribute to Stanley Kubrick’s film, based on Stephen King’s novel. Now, I can’t help but find irony in the fact that a piece which depicts the dangers of isolation was cancelled due to the population needing to go into lockdown. I guess there is life in theatre as much as there is theatre in life. Continue reading “Isolation and humanity’s dark side: ‘Shining’”

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SHINING

Shining, a terrifyingly enjoyable immersive piece inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film The Shining. Devised with third year acting students and directed by David Glass.

Regularly appearing in lists of the most well loved films around the world, Stanley Kubrick’s film ‘The Shining’ is a master work in horror. Centring as it does on madness and the family and set in the isolated Overlook Hotel, International Theatre maker David Glass returns to Bath Spa University – after the visually stunning Bleak House last September – to present the second iteration of Shining. A powerfully thrilling hour of horror that reimagines this iconic horror in a constantly changing and haunted film set. Unlike any immersive theatre you’ll have seen before.

 

12/14/17/18/19 March – 6:30pm & 8:30pm
13/16 March – 5pm & 7:30pm

Bath Spa, University Theatre, Newton Park Campus, Bath, UK

£12 Full | £10 Concs | £6 BSU Student
The performance is 60 minutes long, with no interval and is standing throughout

Suitable for 14+ 

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SHINING

Shining, a terrifyingly enjoyable immersive piece inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film The Shining. Devised with third year acting students and directed by David Glass.

Regularly appearing in lists of the most well loved films around the world, Stanley Kubrick’s film ‘The Shining’ is a master work in horror. Centring as it does on madness and the family and set in the isolated Overlook Hotel, International Theatre maker David Glass returns to Bath Spa University – after the visually stunning Bleak House last September – to present the second iteration of Shining. A powerfully thrilling hour of horror that reimagines this iconic horror in a constantly changing and haunted film set. Unlike any immersive theatre you’ll have seen before.

 

12/14/17/18/19 March – 6:30pm & 8:30pm
13/16 March – 5pm & 7:30pm

Bath Spa, University Theatre, Newton Park Campus, Bath, UK

£12 Full | £10 Concs | £6 BSU Student
The performance is 60 minutes long, with no interval and is standing throughout

Suitable for 14+ 

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