seen April 16, 2015. Haydn English Cinema Vienna
written by Tom Stoppard
directed by Nicholas Hytner
Cast: Damien Molony, Olivia Vinall, Parth Thakerar, Jonathan Coy, Rosie Hilal, Lucy Robinson, Anthony Calf, Hayley Canham, Eloise Webb, Daisy Jacob, Vera Chok, Kristin Atherton, Benjamin Powell
Flame-finger-brain; brain-finger-ouch. Consciousness.
Tom Stoppard’s newest play ‘about evolutional biology and the banking crisis’ is funny, thought provoking and has some really great rapid fire dialogue. The latter especially when protagonist Hilary shares the stage with her tutor/lover/scientific nemesis Spike.
The stage settings were fitting and functional, set changes accompanied by music from Johann Sebastian Bach, cameras panning to the beautiful binary/brainwaves lighting installation.
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