The spectator floats into visual installations inspired by the world of Francis Bacon and panoramas of a city in tear-gas. What do spectators reserve for their own Richard? Will they lynch the politician? Will they suggest a way out?
Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck performed by a reduced international cast of five; they form a post -punk band with an operatic approach in original music score inspired by Alban Berg’s ‘Wozzeck’ to challenge the idea of the European Union. Texts in performance: Georg Büchner’s ‘Woyzeck’, a speech on ‘Economy of the housekeeping’ by Angela Merkel, Georg Büchner’s ‘The messenger of Hessen’ (Der Hessische Landbote) etc.
The Decameron of Women/A Piece for Six Performers by Julia Voznesenskaya. Storytelling from the Soviet Union of the 70’s, combining live music and devised scenes by a female cast of six and directed by Elli Papakostantinou. Nominated for the Audience’s Award for Best Performance 2000-2001 at Lakis Lazopoulos, IVI Theatre, Athens and attended by more than 16,000 people.
Nine Lives Ten Tales by Lil Warren. A new play about the life of a woman in the East End of London, directed by Elli Papakonstantinou. Performed at the Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), London, the Edinburgh Festival and other London venues including, The King’s Head, The Studio Theatre (Surrey) and The Knives and Hens.
Choice of the Festival | The Scotsman
Critic’s Choice | The Evening Standard