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Performance

VenueOvalhouse
Other spaces: Theatre Upstairs, Theatre Downstairs
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From19th September 2019
To21st September 2019
When19:30. Sat Mat 14:30
What is currently on at Ovalhouse (V239)

Earthquakes in London

Earthquakes in LondonT010459888
Burlesque strip shows, bad dreams, social breakdown, population explosion, worldwide paranoia. A fast and furious metropolitan crash of people, scenes and decades, as three sisters attempt to navigate their dislocated lives and loves, while their dysfunctional father, a brilliant scientist, predicts global catastrophe. Nothing I do means anything certainly and that's depressing. But also, nothing I do is going to be the end of the world. There's a comfort in that. An all-pervasive fear of the future and a guilty pleasure in the excesses of the present drive Mike Bartlett's epic rollercoaster of a play from 1968 to 2525 and back again. It's Cabaret, we've got our heads down and we're dancing and drinking as fast as we can. The enemy is on its way, but this time it doesn't have guns and gas it has storms and earthquakes, fire and brimstone. You were the glimmer. At the end of the tunnel. And you went out.
Author Mike Bartlett


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Company

Company Now! Theatre
Director Heather Long
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