Come in and take a seat; choose between the home or the hospital. You will be propelled into the disorientating world of someone suffering from schizophrenia, as the experimental staging creates auditory hallucinations right in front of you.
Follow Richard, Rupert and their troubled Mother as they prepare for dinner, while simultaneously hearing Richard undergo therapy five years later. Or see Richard refuse to cooperate with his therapist, while hearing the events that led up to it five years earlier.
With provocative dialogue and darkly comic themes, The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland present a refreshingly honest portrayal of schizophrenia, from the perspectives of all affected.
‘A startling piece of work that challenges how you listen and fathom what you hear’ – The Guardian