The Meaning of Zong is the debut play by Olivier Award-winner Giles Terera (Hamilton), an exploration of a watershed moment in the campaign to abolish the Transatlantic Slave Trade which shines a light on modern day Britain.
For a pivotal moment in the play, set during a trial hearing at the King’s Bench in Westminter Hall, writer-director Giles Terera and designer Jean Chan have imagined an incredibly ambitious piece of set design, in which the stage will transform in front of the audiences’ eyes, creating one of the most technically brilliant and emotionally powerful transformations ever conjured on Bristol Old Vic’s stage.
To deliver this moment, Bristol Old Vic need to raise £15,000, and we would love to say that this moment has been made possible thanks to the support of Bristol’s legal sector.
There is a long-standing relationship between our theatre and members of the legal profession in Bristol, and we believe this is a fantastic opportunity for a group of dedicated supporters to gain unique insight the creation of this show, and be part of what promises to be a historic production.
We would love to hear from firms or individuals interested in supporting this production, and in return for support we can offer some unique experiences around the production, example benefits may include:
- Tickets to a performance of The Meaning of Zong, including an opportunity to meet some of the cast and creative team
- The opportunity to attend either a dress or technical rehearsal of the production
- An invitation to be part of the Directors’ Circle
- Supporters crediting in-print or online as appropriate
To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org