A performance in the form of a concert whose hard rock makes the theatre shake on its foundations.

 


Boris and Jonas portray four main characters at various key moments in their lives: as a child, an adolescent, a young adult, and then in their thirties, forties and fifties.
They do not lead especially spectacular lives, but do quite ordinary things that can nevertheless be comical, exciting or moving. They were inspired by The Up Series on the BBC.

 

How much does your attitude to certain subjects change as you get older? To what extent is your position in life determined from an early age? Is there a way of no longer seeing ageing as the elimination of possibilities, but as something to look forward to? Boris and Jonas look for answers in a piece about ordinary things, in a surreal world that looks a lot like a prolonged LSD trip.

This time, their self-composed soundtrack is not played by a rock band, but is brought to life in two DJ booths that compete in sampling live music, and quotes in neon. An electro-opera, if you like.

by & with Boris Van Severen & Jonas Vermeulen
coaching Pieter-Jan De Wyngaert
artwork Sarah Yu Zeebroek
technical Jonas Castelijns, Korneel Coessens & Koen Vanneste
music technician Frederik De Witte
thanks to Marij De Brabandere &Swing
production CAMPO
co-production het KIP, d e t h e a t e r m a k e r & Het Theaterfestival

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