Donmar Warehouse announce re-release of ASSEMBLY to mark COP26

Donmar Warehouse have announced the re-release of the company’s first Donmar Local production, Nina Segal’s ASSEMBLY, an innovative digital performance that looks at the climate crisis and how to build a better future. First broadcast live via YouTube from the Donmar Warehouse and locations across the UK during lockdown in March 2021, the recorded digital production will be available on Donmar Warehouse’s YouTube channel from 31 October - 12 November to mark COP26.

Mixing live performance, animation and sound, ASSEMBLY looks at the impact of humans on nature and what we might build together for a better future. It's about trying, failing, and trying again. In times of emergency, it is about hope.

Nina Segal's theatre credits include In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises) (Gate Theatre), Dismantle This Room (Royal Court Theatre/Bush Theatre), Big Guns (The Yard Theatre), (This Isn't) A True Story (Almeida Young Company), and Danger Signals (New Ohio, NYC). Her latest play O, Island! was a winner of the 2022 Playwrights' Scheme Bursary and shortlisted for the 2020 George Devine award.

This is the first production from the Donmar Local Company - members of the community who live and work in the Donmar's home boroughs of Camden and Westminster.The Assembly Company includes Rita Barry, Patrick Burrows, David Cunningham, Ubah Egal, Martin Fisher, Angie Lieu, Brian McGinnis, Sadhbha Odufuwa-Bolger, Josiah Phoenix, Pen Riley, Paul Ringo, Stephen Rooney, Jenneba Sie-Jalloh, Youyangg Song, Michael Turney, Victoria Valcheva and Karen Walkden

The creative team is comprised of; Director: Joseph Hancock; Video Designer and Director of Photography: Andrzej Goulding; Set and Costume Designer: Frankie Bradshaw; Composer and Sound Designer: Max Pappenheim Lighting Designer: Sam House; System Designer, Programmer and Operator: Dan Trenchard Assistant Director: Eleanor Clack; Producer: Liz Bate 

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