Presenting two back-to-back productions, the pairing of director-performers Simon Evans (dir. Killer Joe, Trafalgar Studios; The Best Man, Playhouse Theatre; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Donmar Warehouse) and David Aula (Rain God, VAULT Festival; The Cement Garden, VAULT
Festival; Personal Enemy, Theater 59E59, New York), will captivate audiences with an innovative marriage of poignant theatre and spellbinding close-up magic.
The Extinction Event – an eye-opening examination of magic’s place in tomorrow’s world.
The show explores what really happens when science starts thinking for itself. If science can make gods of us all, what tricks will it do? It’s not a matter of ‘if’ and ‘how’, but ‘when’ and ‘where’.
The Extinction Event is part of HighTide’s inaugural Edinburgh 2018 Mentoring Scheme.
Wednesday 1st – Monday 27th August 2018 (not 6th or 13th), 15:40, Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ