The Venus Papers
Capitol Theatre, Cavendish Street, Manchester M15 6BG, England
Part of Decibel Showcase
What if Venus, the Roman Goddess of Love and Beauty, washed up on a beach in the 21st Century? What would she do next? The performance combines poetry, music and film with myth, art and contemporary issues - from eating disorders, to shopping in Primark. With music composed and performed by Corey Mwamba on vibraphone, featuring Dave Kane on double bass; film visuals designed by Keith Allott and original artwork by Scott Bridgwood.