Theatre & Dance

Stans Cafe: Time Critical 

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  • Duration60
  • Price-
  • Age-

Tue 7 & Wed 8 November, 8:00pm 

Two performers confront each other across a table, a chess clock between them. Her job is to compress the history of the world over the last 26 years into 26 minutes; his is to do the same for Stan’s Cafe.

Action snaps back and forth between global and domestic events, accelerating as time ticks down. Fast moving with humour and pathos, the show contains fragments from nine old Stan’s Cafe shows.

We are invited to think about ourselves in relation to the wider world, how personal histories interweave with world events.

Stan’s Cafe will be facilitating an Open Space event at mac as part of their Time Critical tour. Details to be announced soon.


Stan's Cafe are breaking the mold of what theatre can and might be with All The World

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

The ever-impressive Stan's Cafe are the ensemble behind this imaginative new work of theatre…

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…they're the most innovative and exciting theatre company based in Birmingham…

Terry Grimley, The Birmingham Post

Ticketing Information

Performance only - £12 / £10 

Conference (Open Space) Only - £5 / £4 

Masterclass (Workshops) Only - £8 / £7 

Performance + Open Space - £15 / £12 

Performance + Masterclass - £18 / £15

Performance + Masterclass + Open Space - £23 / £18 


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