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Loco Maricon Amor

Occurs every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

“The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.” – Salvador Dalí

When Federico Garcia Lorca and a young Salvador Dali crossed paths their lives were inexplicably set alight. Together these art-radicals drew each other into a world rotating on a razor-point of art, passion and revolution. This is a head-trip into forbidden love and fantasy where nothing might be real but everything beats with unbridled desire and drips in technicolour.

Having achieved critical acclaim with The Hamlet Apocalypse, The Danger Ensemble return with an achingly beautiful work that fuses dance, image and song cycle to create a surrealist wake that mourns the loss of love and lovers. An ode to volition, join us as we pay tribute to two of art’s great outsiders who fought to express through their work a freedom that was never theirs.

“Let’s entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed.” – Federico García Lorca

Director & Designer / Steven Mitchell Wright
Producer & Prod. Manager / Katherine Quigley
Lighting Designer / Ben Hughes
Dramaturg & Literary Advisor / Chris Beckey
Stage Manager / Candice Diana
Associate Producer / Tom Noble
Set Realiser & Co-Designer / Xani Kennedy
Production Intern / Johnny Legobye

Performers & Co-devisers / Chris Beckey, Caroline Dunphy, Thomas Hutchins, Lucy-Ann Langkilde, Polly Sara, Peta Ward & Bianca Zouppas

Co-presented by Metro Arts and The Danger Ensemble

Bookings
www.metroarts.com.au / (07) 3002 7100
Booking fees apply

Season: Fri 17 August to Sat 1 September 2012
Preview: Thu 16 August 2012, 7:30pm
Opening: Fri 17 August 2012,7:30pm
BackChat: Wednesday 22 August (Artist Q&A post-performance)
When: Wed to Sat, 7:30pm
Where: Sue Benner Theatre
Tickets: Adults $20/ Conc. $16/ Preview $12/ Group (10+) $12

Metro Arts acknowledges the assistance of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Loco Maricon Amor is assisted by the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts’ Fresh Ground artist-in-residence initiative, made possible through Arts Queensland.

Photography by Morgan Roberts
Make Up by Alison Mooney

Loco Maricon Amor

Tickets: Adults $20/ Conc. $16/ Preview $12/ Group (10+) $12

Event Details
Date: 17 August - 1 September 2012

Where is it?
Sue Benner Theatre, Metro Arts
109 Edward Street
Brisbane, 4000
QLD

For further information...
07 3002 7100
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