In the post-human future of Farm Fatale five scarecrows miss the birds, which have all disappeared. French artist Philippe Quesne renowned for his inventive set designs, has created an evening of theatre that’s as magical as it is ironic, as activist as it is melancholy, and as gentle as it is catastrophic.
In the artificial setting of a white stage, straw bales lie around like props from a bygone age. Our own age. Reflecting topical ecological and political issues in a poetic form, Philippe Quesne transforms one scene of Farm Fatale into a message referring to the current situation.
Performed in English.
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Concept, Set Design and Direction: Philippe Quesne
Set Design Collaborator: Nicole Marianna Mytyczak
Costume Collaborator: Nora Stocker Masks: Brigitte Frank
Performed by Léo Gobin, Sébastien Jacobs (part created by Stefan Merki), Nuno Lucas (part created by Damian Rebgetz), Anne Steffens (part created by Julia Riedler), Gaëtan Vourc’h.
Light Design: Pit Schultheiss
Sound Design: Robert Göing, Anthony Hughes
Director’s Assistant: Jonny-Bix Bongers, Dennis Metaxas
Dramaturgy: Martin Valdés-Stauber, Camille Louis
Production Of The Creation: Münchner Kammerspiele — Munich & Théâtre Nanterre Amandiers, CDN.
Production Of The Tour: Vivarium Studio, Charlotte Kaminski and Adrien Chupin.
‘“To bee or not to bee”: the urgent question is treated with joyful and striking inventiveness.’— La Terrasse
Presented in partnership with Ambassade De France en Irlande
Project Arts Centre is proudly supported by The Arts Council and Dublin City Council.
Performed in English
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