Theatre review: Chimerica - Lucy Kirkwood's piece is a strong
Her back catalogue includes an unflinchingly eloquent promenade play about the life of a sex-trafficked girl and a lethally mordant satire about power and privacy in the era of glossy celebrity journalism. So the imaginative range and penetration of twenty nine year old Lucy Kirkwood's oeuvre were well established. But nothing had quite prepared one for the sheer theatrical
World Premiere Chimerica by Lucy Kirkwood a co-production with Headlong Mon 20 May 2013 - Sat 6 Jul 2013 Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young American photojournalist – captures a piece of history.