Did you enjoy SALAM and BRAVE NEW WORLD 2.0? Then you’ll love Before/After!
Most lives may not be epic or thrilling, but that does not make them less interesting
In a visual, poetic mosaic with a large cast of dancers, singers and actors, a universe of small, recognizable stories is brought to life with overflowing emotion.
“We are accustomed to films and theater being about something epic and huge. But our daily life is mostly the small things from your small life. And hiding right behind these small things is what makes us profoundly human.” – Guy Weizman
After big stories about our fascination for the suffering of others (Carrousel), the conflict between world religions (Salam) and the future of humanity (Brave New World 2.0), director Guy Weizman zooms in with Before/After to focus on small and everyday things.
Zooming in on an average life
38 average people are doing average things. They’re changing a lightbulb, looking at a painting, discovering a grey hair, recollecting a childhood memory, waiting in a hotel room, or chatting at a networking event. But in the play Vorher/Nacher, German writer Roland Schimmelpfennig moves the smallest of things within all these lives so that they will never be the same again.