American Man 2016

Live Performance
Duration: 60 mins, no interval

“Poignant and Potent”
The Guardian

“Bleakly funny…. Original”
The Observer

“Cleverly Engaging”
Evening Standard

American Man premiered at Sadler’s Wells, London on 24 & 25 November 2016.
It will tour in 2017/18. For further details and booking, contact Gwen Van Spijk: gwen@hetainpatel.com

Playing provocatively with race, gender and identity, American Man imagines a not-too-distant-future where celebrity power has reached new heights and political correctness has been abandoned. A future where Barack Obama’s post-Presidential role is CEO of Apple, and Stephen Hawking is voicing Disney characters. Combining seamless vocal and physical impersonations with his characteristic wit and humour, Hetain Patel presents a dystopian outlook on a world where personal freedom walks hand in hand with guilt.

Creative Team
Performance and writing: Hetain Patel
Co-writer: Alan Morrissey
Dramaturgy: Michael Pinchbeck, Eva Martinez
Choreographic Associate: Lorena Randi
Light design: Jackie Schemesh
Sound design: Alberto Ruiz
Costume: Holly Waddington
Sign Language consultant: Louise Stern
ASL Interpreter: Helsa Borinstein
Production manager: Austin Lawler
Producer/Manager: Gwen Van Spijk

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