Performance

VenueBarbican Centre
Barbican Theatre,Barbican Hall. Guildhall School of Music and Drama Theatre, Cinema1,Cinema2,Gallery
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
Date From1st June 2017
Date To10th June 2017
When19:45. Sun 15:00
What's OnV371

887

887T86742097
Legendary director, playwright and ?visual wizard' (New York Times), Robert Lepage returns to Edinburgh to perform the European premiere of his new work. While Lepage continues to pioneer the use of technology, his work is imbued with an intimacy and humanity that few can match. 887 is a riveting foray into the world of memory, exploring how personal recollections are reflected in collective consciousness. Lepage recalls his own experience as a French-speaking child during the October Crisis of 1970, when violent action by the Front de liberation du Quebec provoked the invocation of the War Measures Act, bringing troops onto the streets of the province. Years later, in an era of unlimited digital capture and storage he must examine the validity and nature of his memories and the very purpose of theatre, an art based on the act of remembering.
Author Robert Lepage


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Production details

Company

Company Ex Machina
Director Robert Lepage
Design Robert Lepage
Translation Louisa Blair
Director Steve Blanchet (creative direction)
DramaturgPeder Bjurman
Director Adele Saint-Amand (assistant)
Music Jean-Sebastien Cote
Sound Jean-Sebastien Cote
Lighting Laurent Routhier
Performer Robert Lepage

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