An hour-long death scene declaiming the end of a person’s life, of humanity, of history and perhaps even of the fundamentals of ‘pathetic theatre’. Benjamin and Kim escort you to that end in a grand and compelling manner. Before it comes, Kim speaks of life with passion and resentment. As the orchestra conductor of death, she gathers her last strength on its brink. So she ends, smeared with mud, as mortal remains on earth. She can remain lying there for hours….
by Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe, Kim Karssen | with Kim Karssen | production Toneelacademie Maastricht (NL)