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De Bertolt Brecht dans une traduction de John Willett

Résumé: Galileo Galilei: father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority. To challenge the idea that the earth is the centre of the universe is to challenge the all-powerful Roman Catholic Church. Brecht's dramatisation of the battle between belief and reason considers whether proof matters when it inspires dissent.

Type de série: Revival
Théâtre: Young Vic Theatre (Londres - Angleterre)
Salle : Main Stage
Durée : 1 mois 2 semaines
Nombre :
Première Preview : samedi 06 mai 2017
Première : mardi 16 mai 2017
Dernière : samedi 01 juillet 2017
Mise en scène : Joe Wright
Chorégraphie :
Avec : Ayesha Antoine, Jason Barnett, Brendan Cowell, Billy Howle, Paul Hunter, Joshua James, Bettrys Jones, Alex Murdoch, Brian Pettifer, Anjana Vasan, Sarah Wright
Commentaires : BAFTA Award-winning film director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) returns to the Young Vic after his celebrated production of A Season in the Congo.

Brendan Cowell plays Galileo following his acclaimed performance in Yerma. Galileo makes an explosive discovery about the universe with his new invention – the telescope.

Performed in-the-round on a stunning set designed by Lizzie Clachan (Yerma, A Season in the Congo), the show features original music by The Chemical Brothers’ Tom Rowlands and projections by 59 Productions (Feast, War Horse).
Presse : ★★★★ "Cowell conveys the excitement of science with the thrashy zeal of a rock god" The Evening Standard

★★★★ "A highly compelling revival" The Independent

★★★★ "An indecently banging score from one of the Chemical Brothers. This is a trip, and a good one at that" Time Out

★★★★ “Brendan Cowell showed me Brecht really can make the earth move” The Observer

★★★★ “Driven by a throbbing soundtrack from Tom Rowlands of The Chemical Brothers” The Financial Times

★★★★ “Joe Wright tackles the big themes with a larky, irreverent tone” The Mail on Sunday

★★★★ “There is genuine comedy in Joe Wright’s production which is graced by splendid performances: Brendan Cowell, impassioned. Billy Howle, deeply affecting.” Sunday Express

★★★★ "Joe Wright's visually stunning production" What's On Stage