National Theatre Live Broadcasts DV8 Physical Theatre's JOHN Today
Celebrating its 5th year bringing live theatre to cinema audiences around the world, NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE will present the broadcast of DV8 Physical Theatre's JOHN, a work conceived and directed by Lloyd Newson, live from the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre to cinemas internationally today, December 9, 2014. Dates will vary at venues internationally and encore screenings will follow. Click here to find out if JOHN is playing at your local venue.
This powerful new verbatim work by DV8 Physical Theatre follows the extraordinary life story of one man. John. After years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive, John's desire for a new life leads him to a place unknown by most. Based on frank interviews conducted by DV8's Artistic Director, Lloyd Newson, JOHN combines spoken word with movement to create a touching and poignant theatrical experience.
DV8 return to the National Theatre following their internationally-acclaimed productions To Be Straight With You and Can We Talk About This?
JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18 years+
JOHN is co-produced by the National Theatre, Biennale de la Danse de Lyon, Théâtre de la Ville and Festival d'Automne Paris, Dansens Hus Stockholm, Dansens Hus Oslo and DV8 Physical Theatre.