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Theatre, Mon 27 Jan - Sat 15 Feb 2020

Dr Korczak's Example

Dr Korczak's Example

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1942. The Warsaw ghetto.

Sixteen year old Adzio is stealing to survive. Invited to escape the streets by Dr Korczak, Adzio must learn to live harmoniously with the other 200 children cared for in the orphanage, where he’s safe for now.

But Dr Korczak is nervous despite his influence in the ghetto. Rumours are spreading about people being moved out of the city on trains and not coming back.

Tempers and temperatures are rising, food is scarce. Everyone wants to survive.

Timed to premiere just before Holocaust Memorial Day, experience the powerful and enduring true story of Dr Janusz Korczak, a Polish educator and children’s author who championed the rights of young people, believing every child has the right to freedom, respect and love.

A Leeds Playhouse production

This production is supported by The Linbury Prize for Stage Design. The biennial Prize, the most important of its kind in the UK, brings together the best of emerging designers with professional theatre, dance and opera companies. The Linbury Prize for Stage Design is funded by the Linbury Trust.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringPicnic siteTelephone (public)Accepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Mon 27 Jan - Sat 15 Feb 2020 19:15 to 00:00

Prices

Tickets Cost: £26.00-£14.00* Booking Fees: *A transaction fee of £2.50 will be applied to all phone and internet bookings.  

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Playhouse Square,
Quarry Hill,
Leeds,
LS2 7UP

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Approaching from the M1 and then M621, come off at Junction 3 and when the road splits get in the right hand lane heading for Leeds City Centre and stay in lane. Follow the road past MSF Peugeot and Halfords on your left, again remaining in the right hand lane. Follow the road round to the right (signposted St James’s Hospital) and you will immediately pass Asda headquarters on your left. You will now be in the left hand lane; go straight through the next set of lights and you will pass Carlsberg Tetley Brewery on your left. Get into the left hand lane, at the next set of lights you will turn left onto Crown Point Road. Stay in the middle lane and go past the entrance to Royal Armouries on the right, and go over Crown Point Bridge. Go straight ahead through 2 sets of lights and get in the middle lane signposted York A64. Follow the road round the back of the big Quarry Hill building and take the left hand lane onto the ring road, signposted A6110. Almost immediately on the ring road, take the next slip road left, following signs for the West Yorkshire Playhouse and turn left again into the car park or straight on for a drop off point and disabled parking.

By Public Transport:

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Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality