Vallée de la Bruche
Alsace - Massif des Vosges - France


Home Wild Scenes: THE BLOOD TREE

On an isolated farm in a remote region of Australia - but it could be in the Vosges or in Nevada - three women, a mother and her two daughters, have just put an end to their ordeal by killing their husband and father. Confronted with the problem of this cumbersome body that must be made to disappear, they will experience satisfaction, exaltation, then astonishment, guilt, fear and finally liberation. The three women take charge of the story of this black comedy, alternately protagonists or narrators. They also play other characters as the situation requires. Angus Cerini gives us a breathtaking fable, a merciless look at the laissez-faire nature of domestic violence, a tale that revives the myth, in an extremely rhythmic language, a brutal, rural, choppy, concise, powerful, sometimes mishandled language, a a sort of “rural poetry”, rhymes, alliterations, assonances, something which sometimes borders on slam, but to move away immediately, a breath, images… Like a trestle theater, the spectators .trices will be as close as possible to this fiction. By choosing a three-frontal relationship for this traveling show, we will abandon theatrical distances in order to allow the actresses to take very concrete control of the text. With a minimum of resources, we will seek to create a contemporary theater accessible to all