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When We Talk About the Past, What Do We Say?

dance & physical theatre · lijun (faye) wan · Ages 0+ · family friendly · China

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Review the past. What do we see, think, say? Do we dwell on sorrow, joy, transition, or weigh the gains and losses of change? What is past may seem settled, even safe, while the present and future threaten, challenge, or promise. Nonetheless, we return, again and again, to the old harbor of past feelings and ideas, each time rewriting old stories—especially this time!

This show depends upon you as a valued actor in our unique version of Krapp’s Last Tape, a life’s-a-one-act by twentieth-century Irish playwright and absurdist Samuel Beckett. Often viewed as loosely based on Beckett’s life, Krapp’s fragmented rehearsal of his early life narratives deconstructs and recaps his story in a chiaroscuro of nostalgia, narcissism, and denial – the contemporary amnesia of selective programming.

As Beckett’s Krapp reflects on the relentless intersections of time,
space, the world, and the self, so will we!

Actors Company (The Other Space)
916 N. Formosa Ave, Los Angeles

Previews: ($9)
Saturday June 06 2015, 4:00 PM
Sunday June 07 2015, 8:30 PM

Showtimes: ($12)
Friday June 12 2015, 5:30 PM
Sunday June 14 2015, 9:30 PM
Sunday June 21 2015, 8:30 PM

Twitter: @TalkAboutPast
Instagram: talk_about_the_past

production team

chenxing he *
co creator
naomi bennett *
social media manager
xi jenny kang *
social media assistant

* Fringe Veteran

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