The Container

The Container was first directed by Tom Wright and premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2007 where it won a Fringe First and the Amnesty International Award.

Zachary Florence’s new production for Theatre Fix in Toronto, Canada opened at Canadian Stage on 31 August 2016. Full details here.

The Italian premiere opened at Teatro Belli, Rome in November 2016.

Teatro Belli poster


Read Joyce Macmillan’s review of the original production here

The Container blogspot

It was revived at the Young Vic in London in 2009, again directed by Tom Wright.

The Container performed at the Young Vic Theatre

Tom Wright’s production was filmed by Digital Theatre – see the trailer here.

In 2010 The Container went to Chapter Arts, Cardiff where it was directed by Bridget Keehan.

In 2013 Kwame Kwei Armagh produced the play at his theatre Centre Stage in Baltimore, USA.

Read the Centre Stage production review here.

In the same year it went to the SummerWorks Festival in Toronto, Canada. Read the article here

In 2014 it was part of the Big West Festival in Melbourne Australia, directed by Kevin Hopkins.

In the same year the Digital Theatre version of Tom Wright’s production was broadcast on London Live TV.

Future productions of the play are being planned for Mexico, Prishtina, Kosovo, and Malaysia.