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Program

29 Sep 2006 00:00 - 28 Oct 2006 00:00

Metamorphosis

Kafka’s terrifying but bizzarely comic story bursts onto the Lyric stage in a theatrically explosive new version with original music by Nick Cave and fellow Bad Seed Warren Ellis.

 

Adapted and directed by David Farr and Gisli Orn Gardarsson

Music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

 

 

The ordinary unremarkable life of the Samsaf is turned upside down when their son, Gregor emerges one morning transformed into a monstorous insect. As revulsion turns to resentment, strange things start to happen to Samsa family…

 

For this brand new Lyric production Artistic Director David Farr joins forces with actor/director Gisli Orn Gardarsson of Iceland’s acclaimed Vesturport Theatre (Woyzeck, Romeo and Juliet): last seen at the Lyric as the acrobatic Walser in Nights at the Circus. With an exquisive soundtrack, striking design and jaw-dropping aerial physicality, Kafka’s dream-like vision becomes an electrifying reality.

 

 

A Lyric Hammersmith and Vesturport Theatre production

 

Not recommended for under 12s

 

Ticket office: 08700 500 511

 

www.lyric.co.uk

 

Venue:

30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom

Date

From: 29 Sep 2006 00:00
To: 28 Oct 2006 00:00

Organizer:

Lyric Hammersmith


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