OUTSIDE THE BOX: No Future

Dates and Times

Thursday 6th - Thursday 20th May at 8pm (6th May) and then on demand

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Featured in CPT Digital, our curated programme of the best new digital work by CPT’s favourite artists. Click here to view the full line-up.

This is a recipient of our Outside the Box commission, supporting artists to develop larger-scale projects – live, virtual or both – which explore what ‘live performance’ can be at a time of closed theatres.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS ONLY ONE DATE OPTION AVAILABLE ON THE BOOKING SYSTEM. HOWEVER, PLEASE IGNORE THIS DATE. ONCE YOU HAVE BOUGHT YOUR TICKET, YOU CAN ACCESS THE SHOW AT ANY TIME BETWEEN 8PM 6TH MAY AND 20TH MAY.

Presented by Adam Welsh

Back by popular demand, No Future returns to CPT Digital! A fully captioned performance will premiere on May 6 and be available to stream on-demand for a 2-week run.

Adam cannot visualise the future. All he sees in front of him is the past.

After returning home to find his flat ransacked, the scene of the crime becomes a scene of visiting ghosts. He finds a series of clues that tell him who he is.

While London keeps on building, his hometown in the North East is being quietly demolished. Having never felt this far away from home, he abandons the world of the present to investigate what might have been.

Inspired by conversations with CPT’s local communities, No Future is a multi-dimensional project that bridges film, theatre and installation. It is about vision, restoring order, and the past coming to meet you.

Watch from the comfort of your own home, and gain access to the digital installation of bonus features, spin-off short films and artworks for the duration of the run.

The film has a running time of approximately 70 minutes.

Commissioned as part of Camden People’s Theatre Outside the Box Season, generously funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and supported by Shoreditch Town Hall. No Future is also funded by Arts Council England. It was originally live-streamed from Shoreditch Town Hall in April 2021

Reviews

“A dense and fascinating 70 minutes of free-range theatre and film” – Lyn Gardner, Stagedoor

“A memory play that feels like REM sleep” – ★ ★ ★ ★ The Stage

CONTENT TO CONSIDER

This performance contains blood, as well as content involving violence, illness and death that viewers may find disturbing.

HEALTH WARNINGS

This performance contains flashing images.

If you have any other questions or enquiries that are not covered here please do get in touch by emailing [email protected]

About the company

Adam is a writer, director and sound designer (mainly of things that happen in theatres).

He is a founder member and associate artist of the Obie award-winning theatre company Dead Centre. He was nominated for an Irish Times Theatre award for his work with the company. 

No Future is the second piece in a trilogy of work. The first piece was There but for the Grace of God (go I), which was seed-commissioned by CPT, ARC, and most recently seen at Soho Theatre.

Other organisations that he has worked with include The National Theatre, Headlong, Barbican, Schaubühne, Druid, Young Vic, Sage Gateshead, Soho Theatre, The Yard, BAC, ARC Stockton, Camden People’s Theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and Lincoln Center NYC

www.adamwelsh.co.uk | @Adamfgwelsh

Upcoming Performances

Tue 11 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Wed 12 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Thu 13 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Fri 14 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Sat 15 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Sun 16 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Mon 17 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Tue 18 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Wed 19 May, 2021
8:00 pm
Thu 20 May, 2021
8:00 pm