I have a message for you from the past.
Ok, it’s a message from this morning, so it may be the recent past. But it’s still the past.
This is an invitation to remember a previous version of yourself, to imagine a future version and to wonder who that makes you now.
Hurtling is an outdoor performance for one with a cassette player and headphones that is re-made for each location in which it’s performed. It’s a glimpse of a fleeting moment as it zooms past; an attempt to grasp at a slippery present.
“One of the best experiences I’ve had at this year’s fringe.” – Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
“The real deal…Work like this is the stuff that makes my breathing change and my mouth make strange, unexpected noises…f***ing brilliant.” – Megan Vaughan, Synonyms for Churlish
“The piece cleverly alters your perception of those around you.” – Thomas Bacon, Total Theatre
“Now living in a post-Hurtling world: the littlest lifechanger on the Fringe.” – Matt Trueman
“Hurtling was so beautiful and quietly transforming that I feel like I now need to go away and have a little cry.” – Catherine Love
Supported by Bristol Old Vic Ferment, The Yard and Hatch. A previous version of Hurtling was supported by Waleslab, National Theatre Wales’ artist development initiative.
Want to know more about Greg Wohead?
Greg Wohead is a Texan writer and performer based in London. He often makes solo theatre work and one-to-one pieces and has shown work at BAC, Camden People’s Theatre, The Basement, Hatch and The Yard, where he is an Artistic Associate. Greg has two productions featuring in this year’s Orbit Festival. Find out more about his other show The Backseat of My Car (and other safe places).
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