Taiwan Season: The Delusion of Home

Our Theatre

Taiwan Season: The Delusion of Home

"Rich in experimental flavour and brimming with local colour"
Taiwan-Panorama.com
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_ Time: 15.55
_ Duration: 50 mins
_ Age Suitability: 12+
_ Venue: Tech Cube 0

The Delusion of Home is a strong and original documentary-style depiction of everyday life in the Chiayi area of southern Taiwan, refracted through one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies. Oyster farming and Taoist funeral rites are as much of a touchstone as ‘King Lear’ in Our Theatre’s character-driven study of displacement, poverty, homelessness and the search for meaning and renewal. Live performance and projected photographs of the declining villages of Taiwan’s southern coastline are skilfully integrated to illuminate some stark human truths.

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