The Banality of Evil
March 21 - April 6$20 – $35
The Brick presents
The Banality of Evil
By Meta-Phys Ed.
March 21 – April 6, 2024
Based on Hannah Arendt’s controversial idea “The Banality of Evil” and her scandalous article in The New Yorker magazine, covering the trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann in 1963. Meta-Phys Ed.’s THE BANALITY OF EVIL is a neo-noir courtroom drama about a “show-trial on trial”, and the mystery about how everyday people become war criminals.
Performed by: Rawya El Chab, Romeo Torres, Sophie Morrison
Director: Jesse Freedman
Costume Designer: Karen Boyer
Sound Designer & Composer: Eamon Goodman
Scenic Designer: Nora Marlow Smith
Lighting Designer: Elizabeth M Stewart
Stage Manager: Jennifer Deane
Production Manager: Grady Shea
Technical Director: Grady Shea
Assistant Director: Stewart Harrison
Original Designs by: Kyu Shin (Scenic), Yi-Chung Chen (Lights) and Avi Amon (Sound)
THE BANALITY OF EVIL tries to solve the mystery of how a traveling vacuum salesman accidentally becomes a Nazi and commits crimes against humanity?
cw: fog, descriptions of genocide
THE BANALITY OF EVIL was developed in residency at Target Margin Theater (2022) and was presented as workshop at The Tank, a home for emerging artists (2022).
Image by Raven Walker
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