'Where the River Meets the Sea'

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'Where the River Meets the Sea'

'Where the River Meets the Sea'

Coco Azoitei By Coco Azoitei

We have translated a beautiful new Brazilian play that promotes suicide awareness, forgiveness and unconditional love. We are raising money to produce a run at Brighton Festival and in London.

Reigate and Banstead District Idea stage

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'Where the River Meets the Sea' tells the story of Marcelo, a young man unable to forgive himself for past mistakes and committed to ending his life. He is interrupted by a homeless man, Apollonio and the as two of them talk we discover that both hold secrets that better lead to understanding the value of life. How will it end? With a mother's love. Quiet, and unconditional. We are The Inner Six C.I.C. and we are fundraising to produce this beautiful one act play by the Brazilian writer Sérgio Roveri. We have secured 5 dates at the Brighton Fringe Festival and will tour further and finish with a run in London in June 2020. This play deals with heartbreak, homelessness, homosexual love, and suicide and comes with a powerful message for humanity about the need to meet darkness, fear and judgement with the quiet, unconditional love of a mother.

What we'll deliver:

  • Provide work for new drama graduates in London
  • Provide awareness of suicide prevention and men's mental health
  • Promotes visibility of LGBQT relationships in the arts

Why it's a great idea:

We genuinely believe this play might save some lives. It explores the radical idea that even those who are guilty or committed grave mistakes are worth saving and that radical forgiveness is the answer to many of society's ills. We hope it will show the value of all human life whether the homeless, the marginalised, those who are far from perfect. All human life has value. And hope and support is there if you know where to look and choose to see it… In producing this play we are also bringing new translations from around the globe to Britain of great works that otherwise wouldn't be seen here, and providing much needed professional performing opportunities to new graduates in one of the toughest industries out there.

Steps to get it done:

  • Raising the fund to cover Brighton Festival
  • Entering Rehearsal Period
  • May 25-31 performing at Brighton Fringe

Location Reigate and Banstead District

About the space

Brighton and London theatres

Council

London Borough of Camden

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How will the money be spent?Total £1,107

The theatre rental agreement - £1,000 (90%)
Other - £107 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

90%
The theatre rental agreement
£1,000
10%
Other Read More
£107
  • Spacehive fees
    £50
  • Transaction Fees
    £47
  • VAT
    £10

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • We will use overfunding to extend the run of the play or fund new translations for future production.

Total £1,107

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