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17 January - 16 February 2013
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EXTENDED UNTIL SAT 16 FEB BY POPULAR DEMAND
HONG KONG, SYDNEY, NEW YORK, SEOUL, LONDON
A smash-hit all over the world, one of the Lyric's most successful shows ever is back for a limited run.
‘Physical ingenuity…acrobatic daring.’ ***** Guardian
‘It’s impossible to tear your eyes away.’ **** Times
‘The acting is exquisitely good, the set is a masterpiece and the music extraordinarily evocative.’ ***** WhatsOnStage
'Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ score is eerily gorgeous.’ **** Time Out
‘This audacious show remains a serious must-see... unspeakably brilliant.’ The Stage
‘Stunning athleticism by Gísli Örn Garðarsson… His acrobatic physicality is a marvel.’ Evening Standard
‘This is a fantastic show.’ A Younger Theatre
Franz Kafka’s celebrated short story sees the unremarkable life of the Samsa family turned upside down when their son, Gregor, emerges one morning inexplicably transformed into a monstrous insect.
Darkly comic and profoundly moving, this hugely acclaimed production combines a mind-bending, gravity-defying split level set, a mesmerising score by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis and daring aerial physicality.
In Conversation - 28 Jan 6pm.
Join playwright and Lyric Artistic Associate Simon Stephens as he chats to the creative forces behind Metamorphosis.