Travel across Europe in a night
BE FESTIVAL is Birmingham’s European theatre festival, and brings together the most daring and delightful new shows from across the continent.
Best of BE FESTIVAL - touring the UK and Spain this Autumn - brings you three award-winning festival favourites in one night. Each show is half an hour long and can be enjoyed by people of all nationalities.It’s a unique chance to see the very best of Europe in one evening, so BE part of it.
Your ticket includes a chaired post-show discussion with all the performers.
Al Cubo by Betti Combo (France)
Three buffoons help and defy one another in equal measure, striving for the tallest construction and the perfect balance. A heady mix of masterful circus and mischievous theatre, with buckets of charm.
Tao Te by Ferenc Feher (Hungary)
Winner: ACT Arriaga International Touring Prize, BE FESTIVAL 2013
A unique and intensely physical piece, fusing freestyle dance with martial arts. Seeking a harmonious and virtuous life, two men are dragged through a series of conflicts and struggles.
Next Door by Out of Balanz (Denmark)
Winner: 1st Prize and Audience Prize, BE FESTIVAL 2013
When Ivan Hansen's neighbour passes away suddenly, Ivan realises he doesn't know anything about him. Intimate storytelling and high-octane physical theatre explore what it is that really connects us.
‘There is plenty to savour at the boundary-smashing BE FESTIVAL’ - The Guardian
‘A world-class festival’ - Time Out
A Yonger Theatre review
Exeunt Magazine review
Generously supported by Arts Council England