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Dark Carnival, The

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A music and theatre spectacle, The Dark Carnival features sixteen performers and musicians. They tell the story of newcomers to the afterlife who discover that death is not actually the end. Incredulous at their continuity, they form their own necropolitan community where every night is party night: songs get sung, love gets made and whisky flows. Read more …

Above the ground, the cemetery brims with life. But a mysterious event throws the lives of the living into uncertainty. When news reaches the cemetery, an underground revolution begins, led by the stoical Mrs Mark and her band of necropolitans.

Created and performed by Vanishing Point and A New InternationalThe Dark Carnival will transport audiences into an unexpected vision of the afterlife full of long-lost lovers, half-hearted ghosts, and songs.


Features about Dark Carnival, The

Biff Smith--Vanishing Point and The Dark Carnival

Neil Cooper, Coffee-Table Notes, 05/02/2019

Vanishing Point and The New International on The Dark Carnival

Amy Taylor, The Skinny, 15/02/2019

Where and when?

Tramway, Glasgow from Tuesday February 19, 2019, until Saturday March 2, 2019. More info: www.tramway.org

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh from Wednesday March 6, 2019, until Saturday March 9, 2019. More info: www.traverse.co.uk

Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee from Wednesday March 13, 2019, until Saturday March 16, 2019. More info: www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk

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