The Hush

created by Matthew Herbert
and Ben Power
original music and sound scores
by Matthew Herbert

The Shed is the National Theatre's intimate new venue on the South Bank hosting some of theatre's most exciting artists.

The Hush

The Hush

created by Matthew Herbert with Ben Power

17 July - 3 August

In order to hear, you really have to listen...

An experiential journey into sound, The Hush asks audiences to listen in a way they never have before. Performers interact with live foley and immersive sound design to recreate the past, imagine the future and give voice to The Shed itself.

Matthew Herbert – composer, DJ, producer and electronic music pioneer – makes his theatrical debut with this audacious sonic experiment.

Welcome to a new age of sound. Welcome to The Hush.

ShedTalks

Book tickets for a performance on 25 July  and you can combine your visit with a post-show talk with members of the creative team.

Entry for ShedTalks is free with ticket for that night’s performance otherwise £1 at the door.

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Cast:
Tobias Menzies
Susannah Wise

Creative team:
Designer – Sarah Hopper
Lighting Designer – Paul Knott
Sound Designer – Matthew Herbert
Associate Sound Designer – Mike Winship

 

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