Collapse

An original Czech play tailored to the needs of the X10 Theatre. An udertaking business goes into bankruptcy and therefore (or despite) it offers the most bizzare funeral styles. The business owner has no notion, though, that his new client is only after his own goals. Furthermore, a self-declared messiah hides in the basement of the house. The two storylines finally intersect at the fateful moment.

Or is it a co-incidence? Is our society sentenced to a fatal collapse? Whose the weapons? Who is the father of the unborn baby? And anyway…who is who? Does parallel universe exist? What is the time? What year? Who are the last people on Earth and who sings that? Who tells their story? The play definitely collapses in all planes.

About the company

The X10 Theatre was established in 2013 as a theatre of clear dramaturgy which mainly focuses on a fully consistent reflection of the problems and analysis of the feelings of our life and times. The X10 has defined their interest in contemporary drama and current controversial, provocative topics and themes. All the plays are performed in their Czech or world premieres. Gradually, The X10 has

specialized in the author drama which was one of the core components in the first years of existence. Moreover, they also participate and take opportunities in public space, create projects at the crossroads of site specific and street theatre whose topics stem from the history of the locations and communicate with the present. On the basis of the site specific projects, The X10 builds the community role of the theatre itself and thanks to that they have become open, broad-minded, communicative and vivid.

Genre

drama

Theatre/company

Theatre X10 / Divadlo X10

Czech title

Kolaps

Names of authors

Ondřej Novotný

Name of director or choreographer

Ewa Zembok

Length of the performance

120 minutes

Language

Czech

Scale of venue

middle

Contact person

Hana Svobodová

E-mail

produkcex10@gmail.com

Web

www.divadlox10.cz