Imagine a menu, listing all your life’s most significant failures. Now add in a spacious dining room, where each mistake loops obsessively through your mind, word for vivid word. Then imagine their hellish kitchen staying open 24 / 7. Welcome to The Golden Dragon, a Thai / Chinese / Vietnamese restaurant servicing all the nine circles of Dante’s Inferno.
This English-language production, performed by the graduating class of Copenhagen International School of Performing Arts (CISPA), serves up a lifetime of regret as a carousel of characters explore how to put the past behind you.
You simply must pay a visit: the clientele is unforgettable and the coconut soup to die for.
By Roland Schimmelpfennig Directed by Michael Wighton Costumes by Maria Mittermayer Translation by David Tushingham
Lia Tomat Nina Voit Roxanne Nielsen Daniel Høi-Nielsen Askur Kristjansson Constantin Gindele