Kaperlak. Time of Darkness
Music Theatre piece by Jane Deasy
KAPERLAK (Greenlandic kæ'pɛrlək; time of darkness)
"The sun had not yet risen"
- Virginia Woolf
"Those that stay here must face the harshest conditions on earth"
- David Attenborough
You are exiled from the earth. You have alienated yourself from the planet as the ice melts beneath your feet. You are living in fear of an unseen force in constant uncertainty.
At the end of the earth we experience what the Greelandic call “time of darkness”. The winter night overpowers human life and existence. We surrender to the wisdom and might of nature. How long will you survive taming the darkness?
A music theatre performance - score for voices, strings and percussion composed and directed by Jane Deasy with text by Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath and Dick Walsh.
Previews Sep 14 @ 18:00 & 20:0
Dates Sep 15 - 17 @ 20:00 / Sep 16 - 17 @ 18:00
Tickets €14 / €12 conc.
Duration 50 mins
Supported by the Ireland Institute.
Creator: Jane Deasy
Musicians: Alex Petcu, Éna Brennan
Text: Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, Dick Walsh, Jane Deasy
Costumes: Carrot Incorporations
Set: Ger Clancy
Lights: Tom O Dea
Dramaturg: Joanna Crawley