Translator: Eivor Martinus
Director: Eldarin Yeong
Costume Designer: Anna Sargent
‘Ever since my childhood I had sought God but found the Devil.’
‘We are already in Hell. Hell-fire is our desire to make a name for ourselves in the world.’
After his spiritual journey of seeking the truth, and the most heart-breaking separation with his third wife, Strindberg expressed his mental struggles and miserable experience of human relationships through this powerful absurd play:
An encounter between a poor student and a mysterious Old Man on the Sunday morning changed the fate of both forever. Encouraged by his adventurous nature, the young man decided to make his fortune by accepting the Old Man’s bargain, and got himself invited into the admiring House of Colonel. It wasn’t until he fell deeply in love with the Colonel’s daughter that he realised he had stepped into the House of Dead…
Inspired by Laban technique, this production will explore characterisation via physicality changes, and the complex human nature through the duality of personalities within each individual.
Director Eldarin Yeong is currently taking MA Text and Performance at Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. This production is her graduation showcase.
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This company has hired Chelsea Theatre’s Auditorium helping us to fund our community programmes
18th- 21st July evenings at 7:30pm
21st July Matinee at 14:30pm