THE LUNCHEON (2017 >)
’A meal’s whole ceremony in a single conversation.
Just one meal. And in that meal all their previous conversations’.
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Text + Direction Kace Monney + Luis Amália
Cast Kace Monney | monneykace.com, Luis Amália
Production The[a] Company
‘The pair have superb rapport on stage and produce many comic juxtapositions as well as beautiful imagery’
‘Profound and Exhilarating. It needs to be seen’.
–London Pub Theatres | londonpubtheatres.com
‘It was really difficult not to be hypnotised by Kace Monney and Luis Amália as they undertook what appeared to be a highly choreographed dining routine. Each move deliberate and thorough’.
–Paul Vale, theatre critic from The Stage
‘This bizarre and quixotic piece is an ever-changing play that continues to transform audiences’.
'Decaden, Deeply & Darkly Comic. Bordering on Revolutionary'.
–Boyz Magazine | boyz.co.uk
–Spy in the Stalls
‘Brilliantly cast, written & directed’.
–Theatre & Art Reviews
‘An unusual and quirky piece of theatre, one wonders, as miscellaneous props continue to fill the stage’.
–London Theatre 1 | londontheatre1.com
A surreal two-hander play which explores space, time and matter over the course of one lunch.
Do not come looking for answers. Here as these two men eat lunch, you won’t find them. The duo take you on a visually dense, experimental non-linear ride & makes no attempts to make the abstract understandable.
You aren’t left with a neat conclusion or a clear sense of story, instead it offers sharp highly choreographed fragmented ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ shards of comedy, drama, joy, sorrow, racism, sexism, surrealism, classism and more all through the lens of the acting industry & society at large.
The only thing you can expect is for the pair to eat. Nothing else is promised. All we know is that everything will go on as long as they keep eating.