The End

Theatre (contemporary, dance)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

In this new piece, Bert and Nasi dance the end of their relationship, imagining what a future without each other might look like. Above the stage and projected onto a screen, two parallel narratives run alongside each other: the end of the Earth and the end of their collaboration. In the vein of their previous work, it is a poignant, sad and funny account of the ongoing ecological crisis. Their dance is a reminder and a celebration of our own mortality, and that of everything around us.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Upper Church – 27 steps from the lower church entrance – 5 steps down, then 51 steps up from the rear car park entrance
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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The Student Newspaper 81 days ago

The End explores the end of the relationship between two friends, Bert and Nasi, in the wider context of the end of civilisation, the world, and all we know. The performance is given by Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas and is a mixture of dance, performance and visuals.

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 82 days ago

In the large, blank-walled hall of Summerhall’s Upper Church, two young men mark out the space by pacing in wide, straight lines which mirror one another, while Arthur Russell’s tender, downhome Close My Eyes plays. ...

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The Stage [paywall] (4/5 stars) 83 days ago

Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas’ playful and poignant new show takes the form of an awkward duet, a last dance. Coming across like a coda to their previous three pieces – Eurohouse, Palmyra and One – The End sees Lesca and Voutsas romping around the space. They roll around on...

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The Guardian (4/5 stars) 84 days ago

As doomsday draws near, this impossibly beautiful duet sees ramshackle dance duo Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas, known as Bert and Nasi, imagine a future without each other. As soon as it’s over, I want to go back to the start. The end of the world is told in two...

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Exeunt 85 days ago

I see The End with one of my best friends from university. We are about as different as Bert and Nasi come across onstage – she is effortlessly gregarious and extroverted (so she’s the Bert) and I am shyer, quieter, more prone to closing off (so I’m the Nasi.) We became immediate...

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