forced entertainment playing in Bergen this weekend

Remember Surrender Control? The SMS piece back in 2001 where you “surrendered control” to your mobile and received SMSes telling you what to do for three days? Tim Etchells, the author of that, has no doubt done many other things since, but I’d lost track of him until I got an email from Bergen International Theatre about the Meteor Festival this weekend a play he’s written, using texts by French performance artist Sophie Calle, is being performed by the British theatre group Forced Entertainment as part of . According to the Meteor site, Guardian Review wrote of the piece: “The marriage of Calleís text with Tim Etchellís minimalist, utterly uncompromising production is heavensent … I cannot recommend it strongly enough.î I guess I’ll go see it.

09. October 2007 by Jill

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