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March 2017
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In a nutshell:
STORYTELLING THAT GETS UNDER YOUR SKIN •
AN INTREPID JOURNEY DOWN THE AMAZON •
HEAD-SPINNING 3D SOUND

DIRECTOR SIMON MCBURNEY
PERFORMER RICHARD KATZ
CO-DIRECTOR KIRSTY HOUSLEY
DESIGN MICHAEL LEVINE
SOUND GARETH FRY WITH PETE MALKIN
LIGHTING PAUL ANDERSON
PROJECTION WILL DUKE
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR JEMIMA JAMES

Inspired by the book, Amazon Beaming, by Petru Popescu 

The Encounter tells the true story of National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre who is lost in a remote area of the Brazilian Amazon in 1969. This leads to a startling encounter that is to change his life.

Directed by Simon McBurney and hot from London, Edinburgh and Broadway, this solo performance by Richard Katz traces McIntyre’s journey into the depths of the Amazon rainforest, using binaural technology (3D audio) to build an intimate and shifting world of sound. As McIntyre’s mesmerising tale reaches its climax, this extraordinary performance asks some of the most urgent questions of today about how we live and what we believe to be true. 

For Introductory notes for blind and low vision patrons, click HERE

Click here further information on accessibility.

Recommended for ages 12+ 

It's the show that EVERYONE is talking about...watch the trailer here..



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Photograph: Tristram Kenton and Gianmarco Bresadola

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Thursday 16 March

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Sunday 19 March, 1.00pm

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Originally a Complicite co-production with Edinburgh International Festival, the Barbican, London, Onassis Cultural Centre – Athens, Schaubühne Berlin, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne and Warwick Arts Centre. Supported by Sennheiser and the Wellcome Trust.

WITH SUPPORT FROM 
PLATINUM PATRONS
ANDREW AND JENNY SMITH
PETER TATHAM AND ADRIAN BURR

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