The ancient poem Beowulf serves as a provocation, a jumping off point, and as source text. Through rigorous physical and intellectual investigation, we explore and challenge conceptions of heroism and monstrosity, good and evil, light and dark, and how this dynamic lives in all of us. In an explosion of physically and sonically activated text and imagery, this daring duo invites us to examine our relationship with these epic archetypes.
This entrancing new production is the first phase in a multi-year exploration and development process for We Players. Subsequent phases will include collaborations with the renowned dance theatre company inkBoat and masters in the avant-garde music scene, the Rova saxophone quartet. Throughout, multiple translations of the ancient anglo-saxon poem Beowulf serve as our guide.
Within the Chapel at historic Fort Mason Center for the Arts, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, CA 94123
Thursday- Sunday, October 9 through November 1, 2015
Note: No performance on October 17, 2015
All HEROMONSTER tickets are general seating. Visit the Fort Mason Center box office site to purchase tickets.