Laurie Anderson

Delusion

14 - 17 April 2010 / 19:45
Theatre


Tickets:
£10-35

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Fusing violin, electronic puppetry and music, Delusion is a story about longing, memory and identity. Jumping between the everyday and the mythic, in a world full of nuns, elves, golems, ghost ships, archaeologists and dead relatives, a complex tale is told, introducing a host of imaginary guests...

Conceived as a collection of short mystery plays, Anderson employs a series of altered voices telling her narrative through colourful, poetic and pictorial language.

At the heart of Delusion is the pleasure of language yet a suspicion that the world might be made entirely of words. You begin with a blank mind…

Performance time: 19:45
Running time: 90mins / no interval

Commissioned by barbicanbite10, London; Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad, Vancouver.

With additional support from BAM for the 2010 Next Wave Festival; Cal Performances UC Berkeley; Stanford Lively Arts, Stanford University, generously supported by Sarah Ratchye and Ed Frank.

Additional production support and residency provided by the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Renssalaer.

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