The Young Vic have announced that The Chemical Brothers’ Tom Rowlands will compose original music for the venue's upcoming production of Life of Galileo which begins previews on 6 May with an official opening on 16 May 2017. The production has also extended its booking period to 1 July 2017. BAFTA winner Joe Wright directs this new version of Brecht’s Life of Galileo which will be accompanied by an original score from Tom Rowlands, founding member of the English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers. The pair have previously collaborated on the 2011 feature film 'Hanna'.
London is currently experiencing a mini festival of immersive productions of Bertolt Brecht plays. Hot on the heels of the recently opened revival of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, which transforms the Donmar Warehouse into a 1930s Chicago speakeasy and at times conscripts the audience into the action, the Young Vic now stages Life of Galileo as a kind of planetarium installation, with a... Read more