A performance of The Party, a play by American artist Alexis Marguerite Teplin, with texts by Pablo Lafuente, Michael Ned Holte and Rachel Kushner.
The Party was conceived as a collaborative project in the tradition of The Theatre of the Absurd and includes characters of an artist, designer, philosopher/critic and ingenue.
(in order of appearance)
LUDOVIC… Jamie Bradley
ELSA… Martha Swann
UNDINE… Alexis Marguerite Teplin
PAUL… Tom Mison
The Chorus (P., E., L. and U.)
By Michael Ned Holte
By Pablo Lafuente and Alexis Marguerite Teplin
Cut Off Your Shirt (Undine’s Song)
By Rachel Kushner
Park Nights 2009
Park Nights is an annual series of events staged every Friday night in the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. The 2009 programme included music, theatre, performances, talks and film screenings. The season culminated in October with Poetry Marathon, the latest in the Gallery’s acclaimed series of Marathons, conceived by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine Gallery Co-Director.
All events were held in the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2009, designed by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA.