Coming up soon at London’s Old Vic theatre is 17c, a play about Pepys. From the website:

This is Samuel Pepys. Completely unfiltered.

From his infidelities, to his perversions, to his meetings with the King, to his bunions, Pepys recorded it all in his diary. He had a compulsion to report every minute of his daily life and to examine himself through the pages.

17c splices contemporary dance, spoken word, video and music in this witty, fast-paced and feminist exploration of the tell-all diaries, taking apart Pepys’ character and giving voices to the women in his life – in particular his tragic wife, Bess.

It’s conceived and directed by Annie-B Parson, and performed by New York City based company Big Dance Theater. It runs from 26 to 29 September 2018.

1 Comment

Big Dance Pepyer  •  Link

Greetings! My name is Kourtney, and I play an annotator from in 17c. I hope to be able to meet some real life (online) annotators at the upcoming shows at the Old Vic. Let me know if you will be there!

Log in to post a comment.

If you don't have an account, then register here.