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Forced Entertainment (UK): The Coming Storm

05.10.2012 to 06.10.2012

Forced Entertainment (UK): The Coming Storm

DANCE/PERFORMANCE/MUSIC


Forced Entertainment (UK): The Coming Storm Forced Entertainment (UK): The Coming Storm

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Forced Entertainment (UK): The Coming Storm
Austrian premiere

Datum: Fri, Oct 5 and Sat, Oct 6, 20:30
Ort: TQW / Halle G
Introductions to the performances: Fri, Oct 5 and Sat, Oct 6, 19:45, 19:45, TQW / Studios
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In this new work Forced Entertainment - international innovators of contemporary theatre - tangle and cross-cut multiple stories to make a compelling and unstable performance. From love and death to sex and laundry, from shipwrecks to falling snow, personal anecdotes rub shoulders with imaginary movies, and half-remembered novels bump into distorted fairytales. Using a method as inventive as it is absurd, six performers create, collaborate, ambush and disrupt this epic saga that is resolutely too big for the stage.

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The result is comical, contradictory and poignant; full of wrongheaded tricks, broken dances, sleazy drum interruptions and perfunctory piano accompaniment - featuring live music for the first time in the group\'s work. Under the artistic direction of Tim Etchells The Coming Storm is Forced Entertainment at its best - trademark black humour, a collage of arresting images and an anarchic performance style.

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