ROBERT WILSON, MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ, ANTONY, WILLEM DAFOE: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ
Very exciting news: the Manchester International Festival and Teatro Real Madrid will present the world premiere of a startling new piece for the stage: The Life and Death of Marina Abramović, a biography of the grandmother of performance art reimagined by visionary director Robert Wilson.
The show will feature scenes from Abramović’s life and career, from her Serbian childhood to her work as a performance artist. Featuring original and traditional music, including songs written and performed by the incomparable Antony (Antony and the Johnsons), one of my heroes, this ground-breaking show will bring together the worlds of theatre, art and music to thrilling effect. Can't wait...
The Manchester International Festival 2011 will take place from 30 June - 17 July 2011.