By the TEAM, in collaboration with Heather Christian and Sarah Gancher
directed by Rachel Chavkin
music by Heather Christian
Until 28 June
'A whirlwind of song and sound and surreal vignettes.' Time Out
'The nuclear test gives The Shed its best adventure yet.’ The Times
'A theatrical tornado, and a sideways glimpse into America's tarnished, weary soul.' Guardian
‘Mesmerising... Some of the most seductive original songs I’ve heard in a long time.’ Evening Standard
'Songs are performed (and composed) by the astonishing Heather Christian, a pocket dynamo.' Independent
Mission Drift is a pioneering journey across the USA in search of the character of American capitalism, told through atomic blasts, lizard ballet, and music that fuses Vegas glitz with rock and gospel.
Mythic and contemporary stories collide in this new work by award-winning New York ensemble The TEAM.
Running time: 2 hrs 20mins
Book tickets for a performance on 27 June and you can combine your visit with a post-show talk.
Thursday 27 June 10.15pm
Special guests: Amy Lamé and Costas Lapavitsas
Chaired by Paul Gambaccini
Costas Lapavitsas is Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and a regular Guardian contributor on economic matters.
Amy Lamé is an American-born, naturalised British performer, writer, TV and radio presenter, known for her one-woman shows and her work with Duckie. Her most recent show was Amy Lamé’s Unhappy Birthday.
Paul Gambaccini is an American-born radio and television presenter, commonly known as ‘The Great Gambo’ and ‘The Professor of Pop’, he was inducted into the Radio Academy Hall of Fame in 2005.
Entry for ShedTalks is free with ticket for that night’s performance.