Against a backdrop of decaying theatrical grandeur, Punch Drunk finds six extraordinary performers moving like ghosts through a disused theatre. Slipping in and out of half-remembered acts, they piece together the tatters of a show long since past its prime. Emotionally raw and darkly humorous, Punch Drunk is an enthralling journey into the world of vaudeville and burlesque. Created in 2004 in celebration of Vincent Dance Theatre’s tenth anniversary, Punch Drunk is Vincent Dance Theatre’s tenth full length work.
‘Delicious and melancholic… a rich, embraceable work to which the performers give their all’ Dance Europe, 2004
‘A fierce, dark, yet edgily-funny production from a multi-talented, multi-national company celebrating 10 successful years of the show going on, regardless.’ The Herald, Glasgow, 2004
‘All six (dancers) bring an infectious humour and technical prowess to their performance. Characters such as these are theatrical gold dust, tugging at the heartstrings with unrequited enthusiasm’ The Scotsman, 2004
‘Punch Drunk makes ravishing, intensely sensual theatre. Director Charlotte Vincent keeps the narrative strands simmering and the emotions raw.’ The Stage, 2004
Official Website: http://www.vincentdt.com/curpunch.htm
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