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Mundo Paralelo

NoFit State / National Theatre Wales , Torch Theatre Milford Haven , March-13-11
Mundo Paralelo by NoFit State / National Theatre Wales Parallel worlds shape the content of this new show from NoFit State, in collaboration with National Theatre Wales, but they also sum up its challenges. Can you blend contemporary circus, for which NoFit is renowned, with theatre? And can it work in a conventional auditorium instead of a big top?


The answer is yes and no in a production that feels hemmed in at certain points, but also includes breathtakingly vivid moments. Men in menacing black masks hang from ropes on stage; right above the audience, bodies slither into view, reaching down to us through a space that is ordinarily unused. Already, the traditional proscenium arch is cleverly stretched.

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Reviewed by: The Guardian

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