THE COST OF LIVING

About

A re-staging of Can We Afford This / The Cost of Living (2000).
Toured in the UK and Europe from July to August and October to November 2003.
Premièred on the 12th July 2003 at The Lowry, Salford Quays, UK.
Run time: 90 minutes, no interval.

CO-PRODUCERS

Co-produced by Théâtre de la Ville and the Festival d'Automne; Romaeuropa Festival; Julidans Festival / Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam; PACT Zollverein / Choreographisches Zentrum NRW; Hebbel-Theater Berlin. 
Originally commissioned by Sydney 2000 Olympic Arts Festivals, and co-produced in London by DV8 and the Royal Festival Hall, London, in association with Dance Umbrella

CAST & CREW

CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY Lloyd Newson
ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR/TOUR MANAGER Gabriel Castillo

PERFORMERS Jose Maria Alves, Robin Dingemans, Tom Hodgson, Eddie Kay, Eric Languet, Tanja Liedtke, Matthew Morris, Eddie Nixon, Kareena Oates, Talia Paz, Michael Post Jnr, François Testory, Rowan Thorpe, David Toole, Vivien Wood

SET DESIGN Lloyd Newson with Liam Steel
LIGHTING DESIGN Jack Thompson
COSTUME DESIGN Katy McPhee
COSTUME DESIGN ASSISTANT Kelly Frost
COMPOSER/ORIGINAL SOUND MUSIC Paul Charlier
ADDITIONAL SOUND DESIGN Gareth Fry
VIDEO ARTIST Oliver Manzi
MUSIC NOTATION Melanie Pappenheim
MUSICAL ARRANGEMENT FOR MATIN BLEU François Testory

PRODUCTION MANAGER Will Harding
STAGE MANAGER Philippa Thomas
TECHNICAL STAGE MANAGER Andy Ainsworth
SOUND OPERATOR Adam Hooper
LIGHTING OPERATOR Beky Stoddart
RUNNER Alison Barnes
SET CONSTRUCTION Steel the Scene
FLYING Foy

GENERAL MANAGER Amanda Rigali
ADMINISTRATOR Caroline Piggott
UK PUBLICITY Judy Lipsey and Verity Morris
UK GRAPHIC DESIGN Jane Joyce
PHOTOGRAPHY Jimmy Pozarik, Jane Joyce
COMPANY TEACHERS Gabriel Castillo, Tracy Fitzgerald, Deborah Saxon, Tory Trotter, Rahel Vonmoos

THANKS TO
Leo Schofield and Olympic Arts Festivals for the original commission. Robert Breckman + Richard nelson of Breckman & Co, Chris Bache + Robert Israel at Gordon & Co, Julia Carruthers, Sophie Travers + The British Council, Reuben Hart, Leonie Gombrich, Roy Luxford, David Thompson, Robert van Hall, Steve Wald