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Christopher Brett Bailey (UK)

This Is How We Die

17. mars 2017

Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival

Store scene 17.03.2017 21:00

1 h. 10 min.

‘An absurd road movie of the soul cut with a razor wit and bubbling paranoia’ ★★★★ The Guardian

‘Blisteringly brilliant’ ★★★★ The Scotsman

★★★★★ Exeunt

‘a visceral, world-burning piece of theatre….a brutal, vital, incredible show’ Total Theatre

A motor-mouthed collage of spoken word and storytelling with tales of paranoia, young love and ultra-violence. From the desk of Christopher Brett Bailey comes a spiraling odyssey of pitch-black humour and nightmarish prose.

With echoes of Lenny Bruce, William Burroughs, beat poetry and B-movies, This Is How We Die is a prime slice of surrealist trash, an Americana death trip and a dizzying exorcism for a world convinced it is dying.

Christopher Brett Bailey is a writer, performer and experimental theatre maker. He is also a composer and performer of music. The multi-award winning show This Is How We Die is a torrent of language, a caustic firework of poetry, humour and storytelling set inside a sumptuous lighting design

*Norwegian Premiere

Only one night!

Written and performed by: Christopher Brett Bailey. Sound design: George Percy and Christopher Brett Bailey. Musicians: George Percy, Alicia Jane Turner and Apollo. Dramaturg: Anne Rieger. Lighting design by: Sherry Coenen. Production manager: Alex Fernandes. Produced by: Beckie Darlington. Commissioned by: Ovalhouse. Supported by: Arts Council England, the Basement, Cambridge Junction and Norwich Arts Centre.

 

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