The Last Car on Earth - -the very Passion of D. Moore vs the Automite

Premiére date26 Oct. 2009
Produced byBembo Davies
CoproducersBIT Teatergarasjen
Based onOthello by William Shakespeare
Running period26 Oct. 2009  —  31 Oct. 2009

About The Last Car on Earth

The Last Car on Earth -the very Passion of D. Moore vs the Automites by Bembo Davies (Canada/Norge) is Shakespeare recycled into a parable of life at the end of the age of internal combustion. Dismantling the great tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice into a pile of spare parts, Bembo Davies and Steven Bush have assembled a refreshingly new play from the pen of the famous Bard.

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Familiar words and poetry remain but, are now lavished upon a living, breathing motor engine. The text now illuminates a man’s deep passion for his first love - his car. The brandished sword gives way to the welding iron. Musical accompaniment is provided by Asbjørn Sundal on his home-made ‘propane tank marimba’.

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