Three clowns with black noses dominate the stage, busily manufacturing misery. Their monochrome world is colored only by two things, the red noses of the previously happy clowns they have removed them from, and blood. It’s not a light-hearted romp these clowns turn out then, but rather a deep dive in to the dark heart of man—with a few u-turns in to the absurd and hilarious of course. And what a fascinating dive it is!
The Long Pigs is another Australian wonder that defies genres, although it would be easy to peg it as physical theater, that is only the mode of expression that these three seasoned physical performers use to push boundaries and defy our idea of what can be expressed without words. Surreal, absurd, dark and riveting, the bouffant clowns take us on a strangely familiar stroll around their ramshackle slaughterhouse. And as the riddle of what they are doing is slowl...
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