Friday September 25, 2020

Review of the week: The Drowned World

Theatre: The Drowned World, by Gary Owen, Project, Dublin, until March 12.

5th March, 2005

Theatre: The Drowned World, by Gary Owen, Project, Dublin, until March 12.

Gary Owen's apocalyptic vision of a world where beauty is punishable by death is an exquisitely written, hyper-violent parable. Exactly what the parable is saying about our world, however, is not quite so clear.

This is a world where the beautiful have been hunted nearly to extinction – where their beauty, or “radiance'‘, is so feared that even their dead bodies cannot be directly...

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