From Fun Home to Waitress, from Next to Normal to Finding Neverland - it's always fun collating the various rumours flying around theatreland. After a very busy...
Dean Gibbons and the Knowledge of Death at Camden People's Theatre from 24 Nov 2010
Inconvenient Spoof presents Dean Gibbons and the Knowledge of Death, at the Camden people's Theatre, a fringe venue near Warren Street, central London from 24 Nov to 11 Dec 2010.
'Based on the claims of evolutionary psychology and set amidst the twin threats of ‘peak oil’ and climate change, this darkly comic new show combines performance-lecture, physical theatre and a range of puppet styles in a provocative work of social-science-fiction. '
A large gauze suspended mid-stage is used to overlay animated films onto live action and puppetry, creating a cartoon style other world behind. The lecture format in front, which uses the gauze to display illustrative graphs, allows a direct dialogue with the audience.