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Text: Boyan Manchev, based on Metamorphoses by Ovid
director: Ani Vaseva
graphic design and photography: Georgi Sharov

with: Leonid Yovchev, Petar Genkov, Galya Kostadinova

Premiere - November 2013, LIPA, Sofia

Performance about the limitless desire on the brink of the world. Attempt for inhuman theatre, or for reversing the tragic. Theatre of the miscreants who come after us.

Inhuman theatre is theatre of limitless desire – desire that surpasses the human. In the limitless desire there is no hope for exit. Desire is Monster. The theatre that chants its desire slits: it doesn’t step beyond the limit, but opens it. It deepens the border, from which desire derives its power. That is why theatre must not gather, but divide. There is no creation and freedom without breach. Desire is fire that will ravage the world. “A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause.” Søren Kierkegaard, Either/Or, Part I
Boyan Manchev (from the lecture Desire, Monster: Manifesto For Inhuman Theatre, Volksbühne, Berlin, 2013)

Phaeton: Miscreants was created with the support of the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture.
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