A theatrical exercise off the beaten track
For six months Superamas worked with four youth groups in Amiens, Maubeuge, Reykjavík and Vienna. Starting from Chekhov's famous play Uncle Vanya, young people were led to reflect and react on issues as diverse and personal as: What does it mean to succeed in life? What is happiness? What is sadness? What are the things you regret? What is love?
Young people have seized these themes to express their doubts, anger and hopes at the beginning of the 21st century. Superamas, on the other hand, has been impertinently and ironically focused on recontextualising some of the situations taken from Uncle Vanya that portray the aging members of the artistic collective.
In the end, CHEKHOV Fast & Furious is a theatrical editing work that plays with the codes of representation. Full of winks, references, borrowings, games of doubles and mirrors, the show is a joyous kaleidoscope. A theatrical exercise off the beaten track which leaves pride to a sensitive and fragile youth, determined and generous.
Direction, set, sound, video: Superamas
With young adults in 4 cities and Superamas
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