The play is both fiction and fact. It is a drama of mental and physical traumas in the warm but widely different cultures of Asia and Europe, where secrets and beliefs have almost no limit. Need to reframe negative trauma events into positive outcomes.
The play has three acts with continuous interaction of five key players and other actors in the waiting lounge of Athens Airport in 2009, with many action scenes for events in each act.
Act 1 – The Family in Asia
Act 2 – The Painter in Europe
Act 3 – Take-off at last
The concept is inspired by three books which the audience will be motivated to read:
The Bookseller of Kabul – Asne Seirstad;
The Painter of Battles – Arturo Perez Reverte;
Old and Content – Elizabeth Ratiu.
It may induce some stress and the viewer may find the “Healthy minds and bodies” Section helpful.
A 1 hour play, with text and video of a production Off West End in London.
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View off West End production : click here