The Future Show (Paperback)

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The Future Show is a piece that tells the story of Deborah's future, starting from the end of the performance and going until the end of her life, that is consistently re-written to be both site and time specific. It is a Sisyphean task of a show, examining the mundane, the uncertain, and the fragility of our futures.

Praise For…


‘Delicate, ever-changing… For a show that is nominally about the future, the piece says as much – perhaps more – about the present moment.’ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian ****

‘A testament to Pearson’s astonishing skill as a writer.’ Andrew Haydon, Whatsonstage *****

‘Deborah Pearson’s The Future Show is one of my favorite pieces so far this year—deceptively simple, funny, artful, tender’ Katherine Catmull, Fusebox

‘A tender, meditative attempt to find a foothold on life’s uncertainties.’ Matt Trueman

‘The Future Show is remarkable. Conceptually brilliant and so moving.’ Dan Rebellato
Product Details
ISBN: 9781783192953
ISBN-10: 178319295X
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: September 27th, 2016
Pages: 128
Language: English