this is where we got to when you came in

Thu 15 - Fri 30 Sep, 2011
Evening Standard, Times, Guardian, Financial Times, Telegraph, whatsonstage.com
"A fittingly fond farewell to West London’s little magic box" whatsonstage.com
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The Bush Theatre presents non zero one

Allow your curiosity to lead you through the building that has been the home of the Bush for the last 40 years. Stolen kisses in the corner, furrowed brows on the fire escape, those final deep breaths before lines are spoken for the first time - encounter the past and dance with the future - what will you take from this place, and what will you leave behind?

this is where we got to when you came in is an interactive journey through the Bush Theatre, giving participants the chance to take their last, or perhaps even first, steps around the building before its doors close after 4 decades of performances.

"The hugely talented non zero one are helping say goodbye to the Bush theatre with an interactive journey through the old space" Guardian

Part of the Bush's 32 Degree West Season - the angle from the front door of our old home of 39 years to our new home at 7 Uxbridge Road"'

non zero one make interactive performances using popular technologies. Their work explores the relationship between performer and participant. It discovers ways in which ties can be made and broken; power won and lost, and experiences shared or made deeply personal, both during and after the performance itself. The company made their London debut with would like to meet at the Southwark Playhouse in 2009, which was presented as part of BITE '10 at the Barbican Centre last year. They have also presented work at The Basement in Brighton, Forest Fringe in Edinburgh and Bring The Happy Festival in Leeds. non zero one are supported artists of The Basement, Brighton.

 

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This is a lovely note to go out on. It’s a droll, moving piece that allows each visitor to play many parts and, while celebrating the building’s history, reminds us that what makes a theatre is not so much the bricks and mortar as the industry and energy of the people in it.

Financial Times

It's a touchingly poignant hour that celebrates the ephemeral nature of theatre and says au revoir, not goodbye.

Guardian

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Co-writer - Elinor Cook
Sound element by - James Bulley

 

details

Dates - 15 - 30 Sept
Time slots (with approximate running time of one hour) - 6.30, 7.00, 7.30, 8.30, 9.00, 9.30 pm
Previews - 15, 16 Sept £15 (£7.50 concessions)
Equity Night - 20 Sept
Prices - £20 (£10 concessions)
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