Preview: Ablutions, Bristol Old Vic

16 04 2013

Burlesque dance, hallucinatory visions of Elvis Presley, Mormons and the Grand Canyon all feature in a new play opening today at the Bristol Old Vic. Ablutions, adapted from the novel by Patrick DeWitt, is from FellSwoop Theatre, last seen in Bristol at the Brewery Theatre in 2011 with Belleville Rendezvous.

They set the scene for Ablutions thus: “Picture yourself as a bartender, sipping top-shelf whiskey and watching your customers descend into nightly oblivion. Your heart is broken by the world around you and leaving your whiskey aside, you hatch a devious, unthinkable plan of escape…”




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