The White Plague: a binaural play

Created by Alexander Raptotasios

LIMITED RELEASE: Experience The White Plague: a binaural play for FREE here on this page or on the pages of all collaborating theatres from Thursday 17th of December at 19.30 UK time  - NOW EXTENDED UNTIL February 15th

 

Ferodo Bridges CIC, Greenwich Theatre, Camberley Theatre, The Spring (Havant), Cranleigh Arts Centre and English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center and Landor Space  present an immersive binaural experience developed from the play ‘The White Plague’ that can be experienced for FREE from the comfort of your home with just a pair of headphones.

 

10 years have passed since a fiercely contagious virus spread among a major city’s population, causing a mysterious white blindness and eventually, society’s collapse. Now five survivors come forward to tell a story they were not allowed to share before. A story of unprepared quarantine facilities and dehumanizing circumstances that drive citizens to expose the very brightest and darkest aspects of their human nature. A story of government negligence, isolation and persevering humanity.


This binaural experience places the audience in the middle of the action as a state-of-the-art sound design transports them to every location of the play and inside every character’s head. A timely and close look at social coherence, gender roles and the survival instincts of a society in crisis.

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Praise for the theatrical version of The White Plague:

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"A dystopian immersive masterpiece – UNMISSABLE!"  (ToDoList London)

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"A theatrical experience that will stay with you for a long time."  (London Theatre 1)

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"...bold in its experimentation...playing with many of the senses... a production worth seeing." (London Pub Theatres)

Creative Team

 

Written and Directed by Alexander Raptotasios

Sound Design by Ross Flight

Filming by Grae Clarke

Dramaturgy by Or Benezra-Segal

Associate Directors: E s t h e r  F e r n á n d e z   and  Vicky Kyriakoulakou

Performed by Vicky Kyriakoulakou, Alexander Kiffin, Samuel Mattioli, Gil Sutherland and Lilian Tsang 

Prop and Costume Design by Marie-Cecile Inglesi

Stage Managed by Anuska Zaremba-Pike

Associate Producer Sarah Arden

Photo by Nir Segal

The White Plague: a binaural play has been developed with the kind support of Arts Council England, the Royal National Institute for the Blind, Unity Theatre Trust, BIOS theatre in Athens, Greenwich Theatre in London and English Theatre Berlin | International Performing Arts Center.

However, a lot of our work has been cancelled or postponed due to COVID19 so if you enjoyed the free show and would like to donate something to the artists that made it click on the link below:

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