Past Event

Comeback Special

12 Feb 2016

Jam sessions, patter with a Southern drawl, big dance numbers, and a bit of sweat: this is a re-enactment of Elvis Presley's 1968 Comeback Special. Sort of.

It's an experiment in time drag; wearing another time as drag and dragging another time into the present. What happens if the Comeback comes back? Like a half-remembered dream or two mirrors facing each other or repeating a word so much it loses its meaning. 

Comeback Special is a double negative. It’s not the original, but it’s not not.

Greg welcomes Elvis fans, theatre fans and anyone who thinks this peculiar re-enactment might be fun. He certainly does.

'By blurring the line between performers and their public, as well as the past and the present, Wohead creates a special bond' ★★★★ The Times

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