DIVUS LONDON: S.d.Ch.: Spiritual Death in Venice | theatre play at The Horse Hospital
[b]S.d.Ch.: Spiritual Death in Venice[/b] | theatre play at The Horse Hospital

S.d.Ch.: Spiritual Death in Venice | theatre play at The Horse Hospital

01.04.2015 19:00

DIVUS LONDON | en

THE HORSE HOSPITAL: Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD

An extravagant Venetian Baronet fights boredom and contempt of the morbid urbanism and bourgeois constraints of his native city through various excesses assisted by his lackey Lubomír. He finally opts to experience a spiritual death, which is facilitated by the director of The National Theatre of the Mrštík Brothers in Brno and executed by the Angel of Spiritual Death and the Devil without Attributes. But things turn out differently than the baronet imagined…

This highly imaginative playful drama filled with linguistic virtuosity, ironic humour and cruelly accurate deconstructions of social and cultural hypocrisies will be presented in London for the first time in English as a staged reading for four actors.

Author: S.d.Ch.
Adaption: Eva Daníčková
Cast: Cristina Catalina, Christopher Holt and others
70 minutes

Czech author Miloslav Vojtíšek, aka S.d.Ch. is an award-winning playwright, artist and writer. From visual art across to the written word his work is distinct in its sarcasm, humour and boundless imagination, making him both a unique phenomenon and enfant terrible of the Czech cultural scene.

S.d.Ch. in Dear Moat play at PerlaThe reading is accompanied by a launch of the author’s new book A Makeshift Imitatio Christi, published in English by Divus and a solo exhibition of collages and comics at the Divus gallery in London.

In collaboration with Czech Centre London. Supported by TECHO, Pilsner Urquell and the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.

A Makeshift Imitatio Christi

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Deer Moat play at Perla






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