Live from the National Theatre, DV8 Physical Theatre’s powerful new production
Tue 9 Dec 8pm Book Now
Duration: 80 minutes
JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18 yrs+.
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.
DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards.
The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience.
Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. One of those men was John.
What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. Years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive lead John on a search in which his life converges with others, in an unexpected place, unknown by most.
According to the Daily Telegraph’s reviewer “Throughout the dancers are uniformly excellent and Langolf’s central performance in simply devastating in its impact and empathy. The production is screened to cinemas on December 9; if you see it, you will never forget it”.
JOHN NT Live Web Site. Click here.