Theatre du Pif’s new devising work
Performed in English Inspired by Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s The Visit
10-12.6.2022 (Fri-Sun) Hong Kong Cultural Centre Studio Theatre
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※※※※※ Revenged, and then?
Returning with a fortune to her hometown, her proposal was irresistible to the destitute villagers – kill the ex-lover who betrayed her and receive money to revitalise the town. So, executed the former lover they did, in the name of justice and humanity. Unsure about the ‘lesson of justice’ in this story of vengeance, he was told by a tree in the wilderness: ‘Go tell this story a hundred times, you will find the answer.’
The ending celebratory feast in Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s ‘Der Besuch der alten Dame‘ (The Visit of the Old Lady) sparked off our creative process. Justice was served. She encountered him by the ocean. Embarking on a journey infused with light, music, drama and film, Claire peers at the human condition by revealing our protagonist’s existence after she took her terrible revenge…
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