Thursday, September 29

Tag: Carmen Nasr

The Climbers – Theatre by the Lake
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The Climbers – Theatre by the Lake

The Climbers by Carmen Nasr was due to receive its world premiere in 2020 -and it has been well worth the wait to see this production which transports us between the UK and the Himalayan Mountain range below the summit of Everest, writes Karen Morley-Chesworth. During lockdown, Theatre by the Lake hosted a live online read-through of the first half of this play, with the actors in their bedrooms and living rooms across England. This left me desperate to know what happened next. Now, to see the staging of this play, the script is elevated to another level. Charlie and Yasim Harris are climbers. Yasmin has had a burning desire to climb Everest since a child. Together they have planned the trip of a lifetime, however, two go and only one returns. Charlie's mother, Celia Harris wants...