Lady Eats Apple

Back to Back Theatre

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Enter an inflatable universe for a tale of creation and destruction in which the epic and everyday, mythic and mundane coexist.

A bored God creates the world, hoping for a little worship. Adam and Eve appear in a dark paradise. An uneasy romance takes place between the empty seats of the theatre.

One of the most exciting and urgent companies in contemporary theatre today, Australia’s Back to Back is driven by an ensemble of actors with perceived intellectual disabilities who are co-authors and performers of the work. Lady Eats Apple is a large-scale, experiential production, featuring ingenious binaural sound and epic visuals, which exposes us to the fragility of existence while challenging the assumptions we hold about others and ourselves. 

Part of our 2018 Season, The Art of Change, which explores how artists respond to, reflect and can potentially effect change in the social and political landscape. Find out more here.

Part of LIFT 2018, a London-wide festival of international performance taking place throughout June

1 hour 15 mins/no interval

Age guidance 14+

Australia

Presented by the Barbican and LIFT 2018

With the support of the Australian High Commission in London, Australia Council for the Arts, Creative Victoria and City of Greater Geelong

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Visitors with access requirements who have joined our Access Membership scheme may be eligible for reductions on tickets. Click here for more info on our Access Membership scheme. Please inform the Box Office of your access requirements when booking, and our staff will advise you on seating, pricing, car parking and our facilities. For Minicom facilities, call 07710 854 085.

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