Prometheus Awakes

22 June 2012
Presented by Graeae and La Fura dels Baus

Programme: Prometheus Awakes

‘Spectacular staging, a virtuosic tour-de-force’

Sydney Morning Herald (on La Fura dels Baus's Le Grand Macabre)

Prometheus Awakes

Event information:

Type: Children, Circus, Digital, Spectacle, Theatre


Duration: Runs approx 40 mins

Family friendly: Yes


You will feel the earth move and the sky explode in this epic re-interpretation of the famous Greek myth. Created by Graeae, the boldly inventive disabled-led theatre company and Catalan masters of visual magnificence La Fura dels Baus, Prometheus Awakes is proudly presented in the year of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Read an interview about Prometheus Awakes with Amit Sharma, Artistic Director at Graeae, here.

Listen to the audio flyer for Prometheus Awakes here.

Supported by:
Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greenwich Festivals, Graeae Theatre Company, Institut Ramon Llull, Esmeé Fairbairn, City Bridge Trust, Royal Museums Greenwich, CREATE, Instituto Cervantes, Catalan!Arts, Generalitat de Catalunya.
Prometheus Awakes is part of Greenwich Festivals, CREATE and the London 2012 Festival.

Access infomation:

Getting there:
By train: Greenwich
By DLR: Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich
By bus: 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386
By car: Public car parking off Park Row, Burney Street & Cutty Sark Gardens
By Thames Clippers: Greenwich Pier

For general disabled parking in Greenwich click here.
If you would like to enquire regarding disability parking on site specifically for this event please contact by Thursday 21 June, 5pm.
Accessible toilets on site.


Tickets/Booking: FREE (no ticket required)

The Museum Café at the National Maritime Museum will be open until 9.30pm (access from King William Walk).

Site opens at 8.30pm.

Location & Map:

National Maritime Museum, Royal Museums Greenwich, SE10