In their first Nuffield Theatre visit, Berlin-based Gob Squad deliver a stunning new live film with bad coffee, nervous breakdowns, wild parties and modern hairstyles, taking Andy Warhol's film, Kitchen, as its starting point.
Nothing much happens in the original film, yet it somehow encapsulates the hedonistic experimental energy of the swinging sixties. Gob Squad set themselves the task of reconstructing Kitchen, despite the fact that none of them have seen it. How can they get it right? How do they know if they're going wrong? How did people dance in 1965? What did they talk about? Had feminism happened?
Gob Squad's Kitchen is a journey back in time, and back to the future again. A quest for the original, the authentic, the here and now, the hidden depths beneath the shiny surfaces of modern life.
The Company Are Also Running A Masterclass (2Pm, Tuesday 4 November). See What's On For Details.
The Wednesday 5 November performance is followed by a post-show discussion with the company.
Wednesday 5 November 2008 to Thursday 6 November 2008 @ 8pm