About Provenance: This play explores the
This play explores the value we give to things and people and the connection between art, beauty, relationships, and commerce. Should a beautiful piece of art’s worth depend on where it comes from? What happens if the balance in our relationships with people and with things tilts too far in one direction?
Alice’s hoarding disorder is worsening, her home is increasingly dilapidated, and her financial difficulties are escalating. With growing desperation, Alice’s daughter, Agatha, tries and fails to persuade her mother to move into a care home. Amongst all the chaos in Alice’s home, Agatha discovers a potentially valuable piece of art. Selling it to Caroline could solve their problems but just might send Caroline’s own life into a tailspin. How can they all prove its provenance?
Autopoetics is an international, Singapore-based theatre collective, founded by Chelsea Crothers, Laura Hayes, and Maiya Murphy.
Autopoetics make theatre using rich visual imagery, evocative text, and inventive physicality. They explore collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to ensemble theatre-making, to tell stories about what it is to be alive in the world today.
Provenance plays in the Drama Centre Black Box, 100 Victoria Street, Level 5, National Library Building, Singapore 188064, from Friday 26 – Saturday 27 October 2018 at 8pm. Full price tickets are $30, concessions $15.
26 (Friday) 8:00 pm - 27 (Saturday) 9:00 pm
Drama Centre Black Box
100 Victoria St, #05-01 National Library Building, 188064