Theoretical design for Norwich Theatre Royal
Writer | Caryll Churchill
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“We've got 99% the same genes as any other person. We've got 90% the same as a chimpanzee. We've got 30% the same as a lettuce. Does that cheer you up at all?"
The set allows for a lot of play and interaction to open up the movement of the scenes, despite just being set in one place.
Each cupboard reveals a random collection of objects behind, echoing the sinister nature of the play by enhancing the themes of scientific cloning and individuality through the use of set and lighting.