The Passion of Sergius and Bacchus

Concept and Direction by Jacek Ludwig Scarso
Presented by Elastic Theatre
Choreography by Lola Maury
Dramaturgical support by Rishi Trikha
Vocal score performed by Holly Rose, Heather Knight and Jacek Ludwig Scarso
With Moreno Solinas and Igor Urzelai

The Passion of Saints Sergius and Bacchus is an exploration of the concept of ecstasy, here seen as a merging between eroticism and sacredness. The ambiguous way in which the hagiography of these two saints of the third century Roman Empire depicts their love for one another has inspired a range of accounts, suggesting an early notion of same-sex union between the two. Premiered at the Arcola Theatre in London, Supported by Arts Arena, HALE and The Facility.


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