Lost Dog presents

Paradise Lost (Lies Unopened Beside Me)

Friday 10 March 2017 at 8pm

Theatre - Tickets: £12 (£10 concessions)


Part of Dance 4’s Nottdance festival

There is a possibility that God made everything because he was terrified of doing nothing.

Lost Dog’s one man staging of Milton’s epic Paradise Lost is a journey through the story of the creation of everything condensed into 75 minutes.

Combining theatre, comedy and movement, the show brings you the highlights of this well known but often forgotten story, beginning with Lucifer’s rebellion and ending with Adam and Eve’s expulsion from the garden of Eden. A single man plays all the characters, creates all the scenes and, despite his best efforts, falls a little short of perfection.

Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me) is for anyone who has ever created anything (a child, a garden, a paper aeroplane) and then had to watch that wonderful thing spiral out of control.

2016 National Dance Critics Award for Outstanding Male Performance
2016 Nominated for South Bank Sky Arts Award for Dance

“A heavenly new take on Milton” ★★★★★
Evening Standard

“The comedy is divine, but the images of love and loss are achingly human”
The Independent

“A triumphant gallop through the story of creation” ★★★★
The Guardian

Dates & Times

Paradise Lost (Lies Unopened Beside Me) - Fri 10 Mar 8:00pm Fri 10 Mar Theatre 8:00pm £12 (£10 concessions)

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