Patrick Kennedy Phenomenological Theatre

Elephant Steps

Directed by: Patrick Kennedy

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All 3 performances will be followed by a free Q&A with Elephant Steps composer Stanley Silverman.


The European premiere and 50th anniversary production of American avant garde theatre pioneers Richard Foreman and Stanley Silverman’s Elephant Steps, an occult, surrealist opera.

A multi-media rock-opera extravaganza where music, light, images, movement, graphics, films, incense, machinery, props and performers are incorporated into a spectacular mix.

If you like gangster films, rock bands, gypsy violinists, incense or The Sound Of Music then come and see Elephant Steps. Or if you prefer ragtime, silent movies, psychedelic lights or madrigals? You’ll find them in Elephant Steps too.

Critically-acclaimed avant garde auteur Patrick Kennedy draws inspiration from the work of David Lynch, Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau for this highly anticipated premiere of Elephant Steps.

Live music, performed in English.