By Molly Taylor, Directed by Rebecca Zuric
22 Jul — 25 Jul 2019
1939. 143 million people in Italy and Germany live under fascism, controlled by dictators. Their leaders are Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler.
1963. Milgram’s psychological experiment finds that 65% of participants will follow an authority’s order and administer a lethal electric shock to an innocent stranger.
2019. 17 pupils in a London comprehensive participate in a project on collective identity. What lies around the corner, no one predicts.
Written by Molly Taylor (Extinguished Things, Cacophony) and developed with the 14 –18 Almeida Young Company, The Wave asks what happens when everything you thought you knew and trusted about yourself is challenged.
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CAST & CREATIVES
Writer Molly Taylor
Direction Roberta Zuric
Design Amelia Jane Hankin
Lighting Design Philip Burke
Sound Design Michael Woods
Movement Director Erion Kruja
Assistant Director Valerie Sadoh
Performed by members of the Almeida Young Company (14-18)
Hannah Rose Yarwood