The Paper Architect tells the tale of a lonely man who longs for a life he never lived. Secluded in his workshop, he builds intricate paper models that become vessels for his eccentric dreams and melancholic memories.
Witness the architect’s vivid imagination spring to life. Paper craft and video projection combine to mesmerising effect in this intimate performance.
Winners of this year’s Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, Davy & Kristin McGuire are multidisciplinary artists whose work has included The Icebook and an atmospheric stage adaptation of popular fantasy novel, Howl’s Moving Castle.
Beyond Barbican: this performance takes place at Corner of Leytonstone Library, 6 Church Lane, Leytonstone, London, E11 1HG. Click here for map.
Wed, Thu & Fri 7pm & 9pm
Sat & Sun 1pm, 3pm & 7pm
No performance on Mon & Tue
45 mins/no interval
Age guidance 14+
Created by Davy & Kristin McGuire
Written by Tom Wainwright
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Part of Theatre & Dance
Part of Beyond Barbican
Co-produced by the Barbican with Create London
The Paper Architect is produced in association with the Tobacco Factory Theatre, Bristol
Create London gratefully acknowledges the support of Legacy Trust UK
Funded by Arts Council England and The National Lottery