Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker

Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker

Part pop concert, part controlled chaos, orchestrated by a rigorous director – this is Japanese subculture conveyed in all its multi-coloured, cacophonous, frenetic glory.

Overview

Part pop concert, part controlled chaos, orchestrated by a rigorous director – this is Japanese subculture conveyed in all its multi-coloured, cacophonous, frenetic glory.

You’ll be equipped with rain poncho and ear guards but you’ll still be surprised by what is thrown at you, as twenty-five actors storm the stage. Confronting you at breakneck speed, they bombard the senses with a precisely choreographed medley of dance, music, bellowed slogans and video clips.

Founded by Tokyo-based artist Toco Nikaido, Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker pays homage to otagei – geeky dance routines performed by superfans to their Japanese pop idols. Kitted out in rainbow-hued costumes and armed with an abundance of disposable props, her riotous company breaks down the barriers between cast and audience as it hurtles towards a festival-like finale that invites everyone to take part.

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Go for the ride – if you dare

Aussie Theatre

Date & time

Show ended
Wed 22 Jun - Sat 2 Jul, Mon - Sat, 6.30pm & 9.30pm.
Runtime: 45 mins

Venue

Silk Street EC2Y 8DS London, UK · Get Directions
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