Radim Vizváry: VIP
The glittering world of stars and celebrities. Surely everyone has at one time longed to be a VIP. And sometimes we may feel that way in our everyday lives – we are important for those around us, happy and satisfied. Of course, only until loneliness catches up with us.
This performance shows the other side of celebrity life, the downtime. When the runway lights go out and the VIP mask comes off, stars realize the charade does not bring happiness. They then seek solace in superficial experiences, which often lead to the brink of death. This tragicomic pantomime also features magic during some of the hallucinatory passages.
Concept, Directed by, Performed by: Radim Vizváry
Music: Ivo Sedláček
Set design: Radim Vizváry
Costumer design: Petra Vlachynská
Magic: Ondřej Pšenička, Jiří Marek, Damian Odess-Gillett
Light-design: Karel Šimek
Production: Mime Prague z.s.
Premiere: 11. a 12. 5. 2018, Švandovo divadlo
Production supported by: Magistrát hl. m. Prahy, Ministerstvo kultury ČR, Městská část Praha 5.