Pleasance, Edinburgh & Camden People’s Theatre (2009)
NOMINATED FOR A TOTAL THEATRE AWARD FOR DEVISED PERFORMANCE
NOMINATED FOR A STAGE AWARD FOR BEST ENSEMBLE
Hidden away on a council estate a geneticist has grown himself a son in a jar, in the hope that he can teach it to fly.
A funny, twisted and moving story of paternal love.
Devised by the company
Director: Matt Ball
Designer: Susannah Henry
Lighting Designer: Cis O’Boyle
Sound: Claire Keating
Performers: Sébastien Lawson & Jamie Wood
“Director Matt Ball imposes his entirely new vision on this production, at once generous, elegiac and heart-stoppingly emotional […] As a piece of theatre, Icarus 2.0 soars.” The Stage
“…a visually stimulating, emotionally affective and charmingly funny curiosity of a play that pushes boundaries in the right way.” The List ****
“…this is a stunningly realised production […] Be sure to get a ticket, you will never see something like this again!” Fringe Review ****
Develped at Camden People’s Theatre