As part of the programming of Malakoff scène nationale.

The nine mongrels from the original novel Élogedes bâtards (Verticales, 2019) have decided to band together to fight against the destruction of a footbridge and the urban planning policies that are denaturing their town. To form an effective group, they're going to have to talk, explain their mongrel status, or more precisely, make the discovery (since they don't know, when the show begins, that they're also united by mongrelism). In a hostile surveillance environment of lights and furtive images, night is the only place where they can be protected and reunited. 

Eryck Abecassis and Olivia Rosenthal, who are accustomed to performing as a duo, have decided to adapt this book for a performance in the form of a spoken concert, in which the characters' intersecting narratives become sound material that emerges in the night. 

Through the combined effects of music and voice, sound and speech, the author and composer will bring to life the story of a group seeking other ways of being together and other ways of inhabiting places. 

The archipelago of bastards
Eryck Abecassis, Olivia Rosenthal
Spoken concert
Tue. November 19, 2024 | 8:00 pm Théâtre 71, Malakoff (92)

1 h 00


Olivia Rosenthal
text, voice 

Eryck Abecassis
composition, guitar, electronics, voice 

Justine Ciclet
lighting design 

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