The Wedding Gecko
We are all married, bound by a contract.
But what are the terms of this relationship? And can we consider a divorce?
Led by Amit Lahav, Gecko’s latest creation is inspired by the complexities of human nature: the struggle between love and anger, creation and destruction, community and isolation. In a blur of wedding dresses and contractual obligations, ourextraordinary ensemble of international performers guidesaudiences through a dystopian world in which we are all brides, wedded to society.
Combining movement, imagery and provocative narratives in the company’s trademark style, Gecko’s seventh touring production brings these contracts into question with an emotionally charged and spectacular performance.
We all want to believe in our journey, but where are we heading? Is it too late to stop, to go back, to fall in love, or to start again?
“There’s a terrific ensemble at work in a show that bursts with the joy of union.” The Guardian
Length: 80 minutes
Content Rating: 14+ (includes flashing lights and mild violence)
Created by: Amit Lahav
Designer: Rhys Jarman
Lighting: Joe Hornsby
Sound: Jonathan Everett
Associate Director: Rich Rusk
With original music by Dave Price Costume Supervisor: Gayle Playford Producer: Rosalind Wynn
Current Devising Performers: Lucia Chocarro, Chris Evans, Madeleine Fairminer, Anna Finkel/Vanessa Guevara Flores, Katie Lusby, Ryen Perkins-Gangnes, Uroš Petronijević, Dan Watson and Kenny Wing Tao Ho.
Previous Devising Performers: Fionn Cox-Davies and Louise Tanoto
Photo by Richard Haughton and Rich Rusk
For more information about the Wedding or about Gecko, please visit their website!
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