Lanark: A Life in Three Acts (Heftet)

Adapted for the Stage


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Faber & Faber
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780571329229
Omtale: Lanark: A Life in Three Acts
The first thing I remember is...falling. A young man arrives in a dying city with seashells in his pockets. He doesn't know who he is, or how he got here. He goes by the only name he can think of: Lanark. Lanark is a portrait of the outsider artist as a young man, an exploded life story like no other. This theatrical re-imagining of Alasdair Gray's classic novel takes us from the Dragon Chambers to the Cathedral of Unthank, from the post-war Glasgow School of Art to the sinister underground Institute, from the heavenly city of Provan to the hellish Elite Cafe, combining science-fiction, realism, fantasy, and playful storytelling. "Insanely ambitious...a heady, unsettling, unpredictable dream...this is a darkly playful and intriguingly dislocated evening in which chronological time, theatre's fourth wall, character conventions and all expectations get smashed." (Guardian). Lanark: A Life in Three Acts was conceived in collaboration by David Greig and Graham Eatough and adapted for the stage in collaboration with the creative team. It was presented as a co-production between the Citizens Theatre and the Edinburgh International Festival at the Edinburgh International Festival 2015.

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