23:00, Wed 23rd – Sat 26th February 2005 at ADC Theatre
Lent Week 5
A chorus of actors. A century-defining poem. A genre defining drama. Innovative and exiting, Wasteland offers a visual-vocal invigoration of T S Eliot’s magnificent poetic creation. Sometimes words speak louder than actions as this energetic new drama demonstrates, bringing the unique power of spoken verse to the ADC Theatre. In a spectacle of voice, movement, music and iconic visuals, Eliot’s poetic vision and narrative thread are drawn out and rendered in sight and sound.
Including music especially commissioned for the piece and composed by one of Cambridge’s most talented aspiring young musicians, as well as additional new writing from 2004 young poet of the year, this is a remarkable bringing together of the complex strands which have defined nearly a century of modern thought.
Watch and listen as Wasteland stamps its bold impression on the Cambridge drama scene. We will show you fear in a handful of dust…