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mala voadora & Chris Thorpe present
Your Best Guess
Your Best Guess is about the plans we make for the things that don’t happen. The birthday cake for someone who never turns up. The champions shirts for the team that lost. The wedding clothes that stay in the box. It’s stories and songs about all these and more. Because we all do it, from lovers to governments, from musicians to town planners to the kid who’d rather be anywhere but here. It’s what life is really. Making the best plans you can. Making the best guess at what is going to happen and making the objects that will help you through it.
This is a show about what happens to those objects when the future we expected doesn’t happen. It’s intimate, funny, sad and real.
Spend an evening with two old friends, talking about family, interspersed with stories of dead rock stars, abandoned projects, space missions, and maybe a song.
This performance will be BSL interpreted
A co-production of Porto City Hall Council for Culture, Culturgest and mala voadora, with support from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and funding from DGARTES.
Written by Chris Thorpe (previous ARC performances include Am I Dead Yet with Unlimited Theatre and I Wish I Was Lonely with Hannah Jane Walker)
Directed by Jorge Andrade
Performed by Chris Thorpe and Jorge Andrade
This performance is priced on a Pay What You Decide basis, which means that tickets are available to book in advance as usual, but there is no obligation for you to pay until after you have seen the show. You can then decide on a price which you think is suitable based on your experience. Click here to find out more.
Need somewhere to dine before the show?
We know that when you’re trying to make it on time to see a show in the evening life doesn’t just stop - you still need to eat! Thankfully our No 60 cafe bar has a great selection of meals, with something to suit every appetite. From sandwiches and paninis with a range of fresh fillings, to our hearty speciality burgers. Or if you’re looking for something a little bit different there’s always our bistro menu which offers a new selection of flavours and exciting seasonal dishes every month.
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