23:00, Wed 27th – Sat 30th October 2004 at ADC Theatre
Michaelmas Week 3
Two people, two writers, two situations, two points of view, two genres, two atmospheres, two languages, two chairs, two spaces, two countries, two characters, two moods, two plays.
To be seen.
After Racine’s Phèdre and William’s A Streetcar named Desire (both performed in French tours), ACCENT, European Theatre Group, presents a new cross-Channel production. Nathalie Sarraute’s Elle est là (with subtitles) and Harold Pinter’s Landscape are two provocative short plays, performed one after the other, offering a contrasting vision of modern incommunicability and misunderstanding from two masters of contemporary European drama. Ranging from the absurd to the poetic, the comic to the tragic, the prosaic to the abstract, this production hopes to reconsider playfully the never-ending question of love-hate relationships between the two sexes and even the two countries…