Alice in Bed, by Susan Sontag, Newcastle, 27 February to 3 March

Alice in Bed is based on the life and diaries of Alice James (1848-92), sharp witted sister to Henry and William James.

The play asks questions about the way in which we understand illness and health in modern society and the value of subjective experience in contemporary culture.

Tender Buttons production takes place in an immersive and playful environment designed by artist Ben Jeans Houghton for The Stephenson Works. In one of Newcastle’s most historically significant buildings, the audience are invited to explore the world of Alice’s mind.

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