LIVER
Alternative Stage
LIVER
December 2020
Δημιουργική Ομάδα

TEXT
Efthymis Filippou

CREATIVE TEAM, CAST
Tom Pauwels, Mike Schmid, Angeliká Castelló, Jean-Benoît Ugueux, Angeliki Papoulia, Christos Passalis

 COSTUME DESIGNER
Vassilia Rozana

LIGHTING DESIGNER
Eliza Alexandropoulou

 

Πρωταγωνιστές Παράστασης

Ticket prices: €15, €20
Students: €10

Alternative Stage
Music Theater

LIVER

Music theater

Available Dates

  • 04, 05, 06 Dec 2020

World premiere / A co-production with the Ictus Ensemble / Belgium

Greek National Opera Alternative Stage
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Starts at: 20.30 (Sunday: 19.00) |   

 

On the warm and rainy evening of the 7th of July 1994, a 44-year old woman had a tragic accident. The motorcyle she was on skidded off the road and the woman was seriously injured by a sharp object that penetrated her liver as she fell on the street. She was immediately transferred to the hospital in a state of coma. All the time she remained there, the man whom she loved more than anything in her life was constantly by her side. A 62-year old healthy and well-built man. Every night this man would lie next to her on the hospital bed and sleep with her. These few hours, until the break of dawn, it looked like both of them were in a coma or just asleep. Night shift nurses would not wake him up, they would only tuck him in if it so happened that his leg would stick out of the white covers.

This is the last conversation between the organs of this man and woman’s bodies, as it was recorded by the medical machinery a while before she died of internal bleeding on 18 July 1994. The transcript of the conversation was made by Efthymis Filippou. The internal organs of the two tragic lovers are interpreted by the musicians, performers and members of the Ictus Ensemble, Tom Pauwels and Mike Schmid, musician and sound artist Angeliká Castelló, actor Jean-Benoît Ugueux and actors and directors Angeliki Papoulia and Christos Passalis.

LIVER’s inner world is the fruit of the collaboration of all the members of the creative team and the different artistic disciplines from which they come.