887 is a journey into the realm of memory.
Why do we remember the phone number from
our youth yet forget our current one? How does
a childhood song withstand the test of time,
permanently ingrained in our minds, while the
name of a loved one escapes us?
All of these questions are distilled into a
story where Lepage reveals the suffering of
an actor who, by definition, or to survive, must
remember not only his text, but also his past.
With his trademark wit, insight and beauty Lepage
explores how historical and social reality shapes our
identities, our futures.
Theatre Royal Plymouth is delighted to welcome
887 to our stage on its world tour following a
critically acclaimed visit to London’s Barbican Centre
in 2017. A truly unique opportunity to experience a
Running time: 2hrs (approx.)
Age guidance: TBC
An Ex Machina Production.
Written, Designed, Directed and Performed by Robert Lepage.
English Translation by Louisa Blair.