The Machine Stops
Pilot Theatre Company7 Mar — 11 Mar
In a dystopian world where humans have retreated far underground, Kuno alone questions their now total dependency on technology to live and communicate with each other, but in his struggle to break out can he reach the Earth’s surface before the Machine stops?
A chilling prediction and exploration of our increasingly complex relationship with technology based on a short story by EM Forster. Featuring a brand new soundtrack composed by John Foxx, pioneer of electronic music and founder of Ultravox, and analogue synth specialist Benge.
Produced in association with York Theatre Royal.
Recommended age: 11+
Duration: 1h 25 mins, no interval
Please note that latecomers may not be admitted.
Chilling and claustrophobic
Caroline Gruber makes a credibly futuristic version of the sanctimonious Forsterian matriarch.
A triumphant score of chest-crushing anxiety.