The Mirror, a new high-energy acrobatic work by Australian circus and physical theatre company Gravity & Other Myths (GOM), will have its Australian premiere in the Sydney Opera House’s Studio from 9 February – 11 March 2023.
Co-commissioned by the Sydney Opera House and the Chamäleon Theatre, Berlin, The Mirror will arrive in Sydney hot on the heels of its world premiere in Germany. It is GOM’s most physically and conceptually ambitious challenge to date, incorporating elements of variety and cabaret, blended with GOM’s signature earthy humour and playfulness. The Mirror is a captivating exploration of ‘true self’ that both nods to the extremes we go to please others and reflects on the hidden parts of ourselves that make us unique.
The ensemble’s jaw-dropping raw artistry is offset by an innovative contemporary design that uses an LED wall, live cameras and selfie sticks. Cheeky and highly expressive, the show is accompanied by exhilarating live music – a first for GOM – with electronic compositions and pop mash-ups by musician Ekrem Eli Phoenix. … link to full length article at Aussie Theater.