This thrilling and powerful visual performance from one of the world’s most exciting theatre companies explores the origins and possible futures of life itself.
It’s 2015 and the world is changing rapidly. Some people believe humanity is moving forward while others believe the opposite. No matter who is right, in our quest for progress we have dramatically changed the world we live in and the question of whether or not our actions are irreversible becomes all the more pressing.
Are we not drawn onward to new erA presents a visual metaphor for this crucial moment in our future history, following humanity on its path towards its downfall – or salvation?
Using live music by celebrated composer Basinski, this is the only chance to see this production in the UK ahead of an international tour. Ontroerend Goed’s most recent productions include Fight Night, Audience, A History of Everything, Teenage Riot, and Sirens.“Life must be lived forwards, but it can only be understood backwards.” – Kierkegaard
Groundbreaking. Beautiful. Unmissable.
Recommended for everyone aged 12+
Running time: 65 minutes (approximately)
Pricing & Concessions
Not all concessions are available online, please contact Box Office on 01752 267222
Mon – Thu 7.30pm
A: £22, B: £19, E: £10 (RV)
RV = Restricted View
Under 16s, Student, Unwaged:
£7 off A & B (all perfs)
£7 off A & B (all perfs)
Over 60s, Disabled:
£3 off A & B (all perfs)
£5 off A & B (all perfs)
£4 off A & B (Tue 17 Nov)
£3.50 off A & B (all perfs)
Groups of 10+:
£1.50 off each ticket
Groups of 20+:
£2.50 off each ticket
Groups of 40+:
£3.50 off each ticket
School groups of 10+:
£10 tickets (all perfs)
Please note: Prices include a 70p per ticket booking fee. Concessions are limited and exclude price band E in The Lyric.
Dates & Times
A 70p per ticket booking fee is included on all bookings made online, by phone and in person, for any payment method, up to a maximum of nine tickets. An additional 80p postage fee applies for tickets that are mailed to customers. Corporate Member, Friend, Group and School tickets do not incur a booking fee.
Concessionary tickets for Under 16s, Over 60s, Students, Friends, Priority Booking members, Young Company members and People’s Company members can be purchased online. Members will need to be logged in to the website in order for their concession to apply.
If you have a membership but have not yet created an online account with us please contact the Box Office on 01752 267222 and we will ensure your membership is associated with your website login for all future bookings.
Full terms and conditions can be found here.
This is one of the most beautiful, most intelligent and committed performances Ontroerend Goed has ever made, on the boundary of visual art and theatre, poetry and politics.
The question is: what [more] can [Ontroerend Goed] do after this to amaze theatre audiences? Genius.