An Acorn: abstraction over action

publicity photo for impel theatre's An Acorn

From top left: Kelli Fox, Blythe Haynes, Ntara Curry, and Ray Strachan

Early on, the speakers in An Acorn say, “It could be that we dreamed this/It could be that we desired this/It could be that we have no idea who we are.”

It doesn’t take long to figure out that they’re talking about environmental collapse: “I want to get used to the darkness,” somebody says. Another: “The famine will set in soon.” Somebody else: “I knew that in other places the world really was on fire.” [Read more…]

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