Initial ideas for the performance in wavily theatre in 1:25 scale.
Traverse – to feel more intimate, so audience are closer to stage, closer to emotions and action. Audience – not just seeing the performance – they will be witnessing it. And seeing other members of audience through the set, therefore audience are vital part of the story. Levels. Naples top, Boottle – down. Moving library ladders to represent and indicate scene changes. 7 ladders, 7 steps, seven social classes in 21st century UK, seven acts of Mercy.
Caravaggio painting on the floor, dripping paint (think Jackson Pollock), paint dripping down to Bootle world.
ladders – as an empty shelves in Bootle. Projections above audience on both sides of the Waverly space.