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Archive listings for Apocryphal Theatre

Work type: Performance.

Besides, you lose your soul or the History of Western Civilization - T45775959

Besides, you lose your soul is the last line of an interview of a U.S. Army officer from a New Yorker article about the inefficiencies of the use of torture for gathering accurate information. Besides, you lose your soul attempts (with the humour that results from certain failure) to search through the remnants of Western Civilization in order to find out who's to blame for the creation of the individual soul (that can apparently be lost or recovered) which can lead to those we do not recognize being branded soul-less. It's a bumbling cut-up detective story searching for clues as to how to get out of this mess. ‘This mess’ meaning the use of God v. Godless (soul v. soul-less) to justify the ruthless realpolitik of all the unholy Holy Wars (on Terror, on the Godless Infidels, on the Axis of Evil, on women’s bodies, etc.). We will fail of course, but perhaps we will stumble onto something in the course of our struggling that can open up a door to...not sure where really.Performer Bill Aitchison. Performer Lukas Angelini. Performer Lucy Avery. Performer Alison Blunt. Performer Zoe Bouras. Performer Rachel Ellis. Performer Birthe Jorgensen. Performer Boris Kahnert. Performer Jane Munro. Performer Theron Schmidt. Performer Melina Seldes.
9 Mar 08Camden People's Theatre, Outer London :: V176
listing details L1119025217

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