PREISE DER FESTIVALJURY: 1. George Mann: ODYSSEE & Ibrahim Miari: DAZWISCHEN (ex aequo) / 2. Narine Grigoryan: MEINE FAMILIE IST IN MEINEM KOFFER / 3. Corin Rhys Jones: 300 TO 1 /// Extrapreis: Mai Rojas: DIE LEGENDE VOM FAUN / DIE REISE /// Sonderpreis: Asnat Zibil: EXODUS AUS ÄGYPTEN /// PREISE DER FESTIVAL-ORGANISATOREN: Chris Davis: ONE-MAN APOCALYPSE / Yokko: BUTOH MEDEA

PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL JURY: 1. George Mann: ODYSSEY & Ibrahim Miari: IN BETWEEN (ex aequo) / 2. Narine Grigoryan: MY FAMILY IS IN MY SUITCASE / 3. Corin Rhys Jones: 300 TO 1 /// Extra Prize: Mai Rojas: LEGEND OF THE FAUN / THE VOYAGE /// Special Prize: Asnat Zibil: EXODUs FROM EGYPT /// PRIZES OF THE FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS: Chris Davis: ONE-MAN APOCALYPSE / Yokko: BUTOH MEDEA

CHRIS DAVIS

one-man apocalypse now


Sunday, November 11|20:00|Pumpe


Language: English|Running time: ca. 60 min.


Written and performed by CHRIS DAVIS

Chris Davis re-creates some of the most famous scenes from the iconic film Apocalypse Now. This both hilarious and dark adaptation of the movie is set in an industrial warehouse, where Davis explores the heart of darkness through movement, sound, dance, comedy, drama, lunacy and philosophy.

The show begins just like the movie: Davis, in Martin Sheen’s role, lies on a mattress while The Doors’ haunting “The End” sets the mood. For the first couple of minutes, it’s just like watching the film – Davis’ movements are accurate reproductions of the opening scene of the movie. He mimes looking out through the blinds and seeing the city; he lip syncs the first lines of the show while Martin Sheen’s voice laments, “Saigon… shit. I’m still only in Saigon.” But the movie merely provides a framework for an even more evocative – and comedic – experience. Davis portrays several roles, intertwining relevant autobiographical stories into the scenes adapted from Apocalypse Now.

Chris Davis is actor and writer from Philadelphia. His solo-shows have toured throughout the United States and Europe.


Directed by Mary Tuomanen

Sound design TAdriano Shaplin


Supported by the U.S. Consulate General, Hamburg

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