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From 1 critic and 3 member reviews
Members say: Resonant, Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Experimental

About the show

Italy’s Motus Theatre returns with this new devised piece which investigates the possibility of a post-nationalistic identity for all the populations of the world. Part of the Public Theater's Under the Radar festival. More…

'Panorama: Part 1' was built up from interviews, improvisations, and associated research in pursuit of an answer to the core question: how can we move from the dominant force, - we the people - to the process of perpetually becoming - we are the other? 'Panorama' is a dynamic and open exploration upon the human need to be in movement, in flux, focusing on the concept of fluid identity and nomad identity.

The New York Times

“We are taught from childhood, if we’re lucky, that individuals are never merely the sum of their biological and sociological parts. But I have rarely seen a warmer or more engaging example of this defiance of statistics than 'Panorama'...The casts of their genre-bending shows are usually small, yet you always leave a Motus production feeling you have spent time amid an ever-multiplying throng. Everybody on stage contains multitudes.” Full Review

Clever, Resonant, Relevant

See it if you liked sense8 (no, really), you're interested in multimedia theater, you don't mind some (tasteful) nudity

Don't see it if you're uninterested in nonlinear narratives

Unique, Thought-provoking, Resonant, Experimental, Intense

See it if you're interested in personal lives and non-conformist storytelling techniques, you love experimental work/usual LaMaMa unexpectedness

Don't see it if you don't like nudity onstage, you want digestible coherence, you want a linear fiction with straight acting

Ambitious, Edgy, Intense, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if you want to see a new proposal of storytelling, With social activism, intense lives with real people and actors.

Don't see it if you don't like experimental theatre.

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