Welcome. Take a seat. Have some wine. Make nervous eye contact with your fellow dinner guests. Join us on a trip to the end of etiquette. Three performances explore the rituals of food and dining that enshrine our social hierarchies and hang-ups. What happens when the manners that separate us from the animals crumble before our eyes?
Hunt & Darton begin the intimate experience, offering a piquante entrée, with a sharp tang of embarrassment and a melange of the ridiculous. For the main course, Future Ruin’s highly acclaimed black comedy Exterminating Angel serves up a shocking insight into the darkness that lurks beneath the casual veneer of a dinner party where all logic gradually disintegrates. Finally, The Honest Crowd offer Glasshouse – a snappy, surrealist dessert of fractured language and suburban hysteria.
- Mon 6 – Wed 8 May
3pm, 6pm & 8.30pm
- The Basement
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- Age 18+
Duration: 2 hours
Produced and presented by The Basement. Commission and dramaturgy for Glasshouse by The Basement, supported by The Roddick Foundation.