Evolution Lab: Ad Nauseam & Rhino(s)

Evolution Lab: Ad Nauseam & Rhino(s)

Lyric Hammersmith · 11 FEB - 12 FEB

Part of Evolution Festival, 2020

Overview

Inspired by the reframed and reclaimed classic plays in Rachel O’Riordan’s first season as the Lyric’s Artistic Director, the Evolution Lab invites four emerging directors to collaborate with design students from Wimbledon College of Art to re-imagine classic texts.

Each evening during Evolution we’ll present two of these as a double-bill to and showcase how each director’s has experimented with their original plays.

Rhino(s)
A reimagining of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros
Directed by Yasmin Hafesji
Designed by Charlotte Von Szczepanski
When a lone rhinoceros storms the streets, our protagonist pays little attention to it. As more rhinoceroses begin to appear all over the city, chaos ensues. Can one person stand firm whilst the world, as they know it, is under threat?

Ad Nauseam
A re-imagining of Ionesco’s The Bald Soprano
Directed by Gavin Joseph
Designed by Pip Terry
In the near dystopian future, language has continued to dissolve, our senses have become numbed, and our behaviours have merged into one. Enter the Smith’s and Martin’s as they attempt to provide meaning to the meaningless.

Date & time

Opening 11 Feb 2020
Tue 11 Feb - Wed 12 Feb, 7pm
Runtime: 1 hr 20 mins

Venue

Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Square, King St W6 0QL London, UK · Get Directions
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