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Friday, November 3, 2017

In Context: Man to Man

Become what you can’t afford to lose: that’s the solution of the troubled protagonist in Wales Millennium Centre’s riveting production of playwright Manfred Karge’s 1982 masterpiece based on true events, in a new translation by Alexandra Wood. Context is everything, so get even closer to the production with this curated selection of related articles and videos. After you've attended the show, let us know what you thought by posting in the comments below and on social media using #BAMNextWave.

Program Notes

Coming soon!


Man to Man five-star review at Edinburgh festival – a world of shadows and shape-shifting (The Guardian)
Playing a woman pretending to be a man, who encounters numerous others, Bain sculpts her voice and body to become a cast of dozens.

'The kaleidoscope of an entire lifetime of memories' (The Arts Desk)
Maggie Bain on discovering the world of Manfred Karge's newly-revived Man to Man.

'The Brandenburg Beckett': the last living link to German theatre's golden age (The Guardian)
Manfred Karge talks about class war, capitalism and why Hitler films are boring.

Watch & Listen

Man to Man | Maggie Bain on preparing for the role (YouTube)
Maggie Bain shares her journey towards preparing herself physically to take on the role.

Now your turn...

How did you enjoy the show? Likes? Dislikes? Surprises? Tell us what's on your mind in the comments below and on social media using #BAMNextWave.

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