Rachel Mars & Greg Wohead: Story #1

Rachel Mars & Greg Wohead: Story #1

23rd May 2018

Rachel Mars and Greg Wohead
Story #1

Rachel Mars and Greg Wohead take Pixar’s 22 Rules for Storytelling and How Stories Make Us Human, make them fuck each other, kidnap the resulting baby and dance out a prophecy of its future life before its barely opened eyes.

A reflective consideration of how and why we construct narrative.

"Imagine a bullfight without the bull: it would be a set of aesthetic manoeuvres, pretty twirls and pirouettes and so on – but there’d be no danger. The bull, crucially, brings danger to the party… that’s what the real is: the tip of the bull’s horn.”
Tom McCarthy

We promise no less than 110 minutes.
We promise real fictional characters.
We promise a plot.
We promise a surprise twist.
We promise a rupture.
We promise an ending.
We promise a rupture.

“It’s horrible. Brilliant, scintillating, guillotine catching the sunlight as it falls dazzling, but also horrible.”
Maddy Costa, Exeunt

“Story #1 is like a live grenade thrown at television: a thrilling exploration of truth, fiction and the strange space between.”
Jonathan Wakeham, Screenwriter

This performance contains explicit sexual content and images and is therefore recommended for ages 18+.

An Ovalhouse seed commission


Doors open 7.30pm show starts 8pm.
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