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Architecting
On from 04 Nov 2009 till 14 Nov 2009
Barbican
by The TEAM and National Theatre of Scotland
Genre(s): Drama

About: Architecting

Creating a requiem for modern America, this exhilarating saga weaves through the country’s past and future, providing an insightful analysis of the American psyche.

Through the eyes of young architect Carrie Campbell, the production looks at mourning and healing during moments of apocalypse, disaster and change.

Rocketing from a condemned bar in post-Katrina New Orleans to the deep south of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind, Architecting tells the story of Americans trying to survive as the world changes under their feet.

Architecting is a musical, multi-media time-bending epic, full of witty and surreal images.

4 – 14 Nov
The Pit
7.15pm
150 mins / plus interval
Tickets £15

Age guidance 13+
Contains strong language and some nudity
12 Nov 7.15pm Signed performance

Written by The TEAM
Directed by Rachel Chavkin
Associate Director Davey Anderson
Set & Costume Design Nick Vaughan
Sound Design Matt Hubbs
Lighting Design Jake Heinrichs
Video Design Brian Scott
Additional Collaborating Writers
Davey Anderson,
Nathan Wright and
Lucy Kendrick Smith

Co-produced by The TEAM and the National Theatre of Scotland.

Architecting was developed at BAC as a BAC Scratch Commission

Photo © Yi Zhao

Book online http://www.barbican.org.uk/theatre/event-detail.asp?ID=9469

Reviews

‘Architecting is a virtuoso plundering of American literature and history. Fiercely intelligent, it has moments of satirical humour and is acted with skill and energy.’ Daily Telegraph

‘Stimulating. Energising. Refreshing. Wake up in 2009 at the hands of a theatre company who knows what it’s doing.’ The New York Times on Architecting

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