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A National Theatre Scotland and Perth Theatre production, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW

Written by Oliver Emanuel
Composed by Gareth Williams
Directed by Wils Wilson

2018. Armistice Day. A pregnant school teacher on a trip to the battlefields goes AWOL in a wood whilst on a personal mission of remembrance. An injured veteran of the Iraq war relives the nightmare of battle. A blindfolded soldier wakes up after 100 years to hear the birds singing once more...

The 306: Dusk is a new piece of music theatre about memory and forgetting, friendship and betrayal, exploring what the Great War means to us today. From the 2-minute silence at 11am to dusk that same day, three disparate characters, a string quartet and a choir of voices from the past and present will show how our world is shaped by the war to end all wars.

The 306: Dusk is co-commissioned with 14-18 NOW, the UK's arts programme for the First World War centenary and is the concluding part of the 306 Trilogy, following 2016’s premiere The 306: Dawn, and last year’s performances of The 306: Day.

The 306: Dusk is funded by the Gannochy Trust, and supported by The Cross Trust, The Forteviot Charitable Trust, The Jimmie Cairncross Charitable Trust and The Thomson Charitable Trust.

Standard Performances - £23, £21, £12; concessions £21, £19, £10; student/young scot/under 26 £12, £11, £10 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)
Preview Performances - £15, £13, £11; concessions(senior/disabled/students/young scot/under 26/16 and under) £12, £11, £10
Schools Performances - £21.50, £18.50, £11.50; concessions £19.50, £16.50, £9.50; student/young scot/ under 26 £11.50, £10.50, £9.50 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket); schools £8, £7, £6

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Arts Worker discounts are available for this event with a valid BECTU, EQUITY, Scottish Society of Playwrights or valid staff card from a publicly funded arts organisation in the United Kingdom. Please contact our box office on 01738 621031 for more information.

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