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By Jonathan Ball

Talented newcomer Jonathan Ball’s Clockfire is a collection of poetic blueprints for imaginary performs that may be very unlikely to supply – performs during which, for instance, the director burns out the sunlight, actors homicide their viewers, and the legislation of physics are flagrantly violated. The poems in a single feel change the necessity for drama, and are predicated at the concept that smooth theatre lacks either 'clocks' and 'fire' and hence fails to supply its audiences fast, violent engagement. they usually resemble the rankings for Fluxus 'happenings,' yet they exchange the informal aesthetic and DIY simplicity of Fluxus paintings with anything extra resembling the brutality of Artaud’s theatre of cruelty. Italo Calvino as rewritten by way of H. P. Lovecraft, Ball’s 'plays' separate from of the limitations of fact and inventive type to enjoy their very own magnificent, incredible horror.

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