Electric Rosary

by Tim Foley, directed by Jaz Woodcock-Stewart

  • A Royal Exchange Theatre Production
  • 23 April 2022 - 14 May 2022
  • The Theatre
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'WE'RE CHILDREN OF GOD, SISTER. NO HUNK OF METAL COULD REPLACE ANY OF US.'


Behind the crumbling walls of St Grace’s Convent, an exhausted order of nuns needs resurrecting. As Easter approaches, Mother Elizabeth has just the thing. Behold ‘Mary’, a council-funded robot. Practical and surprisingly funny, for some a blessing, for others a curse - could she be the revelation they have all been praying for?

Bruntwood Prize Judges’ Award winner Tim Foley’s miraculous new play is sharp, timely and gloriously funny and brings nuns and robots together on the Royal Exchange stage for the first time. ELECTRIC ROSARY asks what faith really means in the age of artificial intelligence and what it is to be human in tomorrow’s world.

  • Event Information
  • VENUE: The Theatre, the Royal Exchange Theatre

    DATES: Saturday 23 April to 14 May 2022

    TICKET PRICES: Standard Tickets range from £10 - £37. Under 30s and Pay What You Decide tickets are available for this show.

    BANQUETTES: £10 Banquette seats will be released at 10am on the day of the first preview.

    PREVIEWS & £12 MONDAYS: All preview performances are half price and all tickets are only £12 on Mondays (not including previews).

    TIMES:

    DAY DATE TIME(S)
    Saturday (preview)
    23 April 2022
    19:30
    Monday (preview) 25 April 2022
    19:30
    Tuesday (preview)
    26 April 2022
    19:30
    Wednesday (preview)
    27 April 2022
    19:30
    Friday 29 April 2022 19:30
    Saturday 30 April 2022 14:30 (C) & 19:30 (C)
    Monday 02 May 2022 19:30
    Tuesday 03 May 2022 19:30
    Wednesday 04 May 2022 14:30 (SD) & 19:30
    Thursday 05 May 2022 19:30
    Friday 06 May 2022 19:30
    Saturday 07 May 2022 14:30 & 19:30
    Monday 09 May 2022 19:30
    Tuesday 10 May 2022 19:30
    Wednesday 11 May 2022 14:30 (R) & 19:30
    Thursday 12 May 2022 19:30
    Friday 13 May 2022 19:30 (AD)
    Saturday 14 May 2022 14:30 (SD) & 19:30

    SD = SOCIALLY DISTANCED PERFORMANCE
    C = CAPTIONED
    AD = AUDIO DESCRIBED

    R = RELAXED

    BOOKING: Tickets are available to buy online

    If you need assistance with booking your ticket, or have an issue that needs resolving, please contact our Visitor Experience Team

    When your booking is complete, you will receive two emails. The first email will be your Order Confirmation. The second email will contain your e-tickets. You'll need the e-tickets within this email to show upon entry to the Theatre. If you don't receive this email, you can check your online account and once logged in, scroll down to the option 'E-Tickets' and all your current and past e-tickets will be here. If your tickets aren't here or there is a problem downloading them, please contact our Visitor Experience Team.

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  • Creative Team
  • WRITTEN BY: Tim Foley

    DIRECTOR: Jaz Woodcock-Stewart

  • Accessible Performances
  • ACCESS PERFORMANCES

    Captioned = Saturday 30 April 2022 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm

    Relaxed = Wednesday 11 May 2022 at 2.30pm

    Audio Described = Friday 13 May 2022 at 7.30pm

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