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M.E.H at Cornerstone, Didcot

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M.E.H (Mass Epidemic Hysteria)

Friday 21 Jun 2019 7:30pm

Tags: Theatre

The Outbound Project presents

M.E.H (mass epidemic hysteria)

Award winning physical/visual theatre company The Outbound Project explore the unexplained phenomenon of mass epidemic hysteria in this powerful, visceral new piece of work.

Ancient Egypt: ‘Wandering womb’ theory first recorded.

1518: Hundreds of people dance uncontrollably on the streets of Strasbourg.

1877: Dr Jean-Martin Charcot gives demonstrations of hypnosis on female ‘hysterics’ in Paris.

2019: An award-winning theatre company write this blurb.

Right now: You read this and understand implicitly that it won’t just be a group of people screaming in a dark room for an hour. You sense it’s an exploration of medical and theatrical storytelling that transcends time. You feel a sensation that can only be described as an uncontrollable urge. You book your ticket.

Reviews

"...fantastic in their performance...their physical work is superb." Exeunt

​"a very enjoyable production delivered by a first rate cast." London Theatre 1

​ "...fiercely intelligent...relentlessly imaginative...philosophically and emotionally honest." FEST****

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