A thrilling and romantic adventure, The Caucasian Chalk Circle is a story of hope emerging in a time of chaos. In this new version by Steve Waters, an epic and entertaining tale about justice and humanity is propelled into the present.
A thrilling and romantic adventure, The Caucasian Chalk Circle is a story of hope emerging in a time of chaos. In the midst of a bloody revolution, a young woman risks all to raise the abandoned child of the Governor and his wife. Years later, when the Governor’s wife returns seeking her son, a rogue judge turns justice on its head. Can the test of the chalk circle determine which of the two women is the boy’s true mother?
This production, developed in association with MGC, is directed by the Rose's Artistic Director Christopher Haydon and is the first major London production of Brecht’s tragicomic masterpiece for 25 years.
You can book from the 01st until the 22nd of October 2022
Run time: Approx. 2hrs 30min, incl. interval
Age Guidance: 12+
Venue Information: Rose Theatre Kingston
Nearest Train Station:
Kingston Station: South West Trains, 28mins from Waterloo, then 10mins stroll through Kingston town centre to the theatre (directions available from walkit.com).
Surbiton Station: South West Trains, 16mins from Waterloo, then 10mins bus ride (465, 281, 71, K2, K3 from outside Waitrose, bus stop NC) or a short taxi ride to the theatre. Our area is serviced by hybrid car company Green Tomato Cars, who aim to reduce their environmental impact.
The following routes serve the town centre: K1, K2, K3, K4, K5, X26, 57, 65, 71, 85, 111, 131, 213, 216, 281, 285, 371, 406, 411, 418, 465, 481. For detailed bus information for Kingston visit TFL Buses or Kingston Bus Route Map.