giddy atmosphere of 1920s Paris and Spain explodes from the stage in this
unique dramatisation of Ernest Hemingway’s classic first novel, The Sun Also Rises.
Set in the jazz age of post–World War
I Europe, a group of lost expats drinks away the horrors of war in a quest for
freedom, love and life. Hemingway’s text is delivered word-for-word (abridged for the stage) by the
highly acclaimed New York ensemble Elevator Repair Service in an energetic,
riotous, genre-defying stage performance.
“Dazzlingly free and
inventive” and “profoundly intelligent” (The Scotsman), The Select
(The Sun Also Rises) effortlessly rises to the challenge of its ambitions,
and from this classic of American literature, a new classic of American theatre