Il Ritorno

Theatre, Circuses
5 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
Il Ritorno

An Australian contemporary circus company retell the story of Ulysses, returning home after years of wandering. Sung in Yiddish and Italian, this production mixes singing and music with astonishing acrobatic feats.

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It's the story of everyone and for everyone who has ever been misplaced. Everyone who's been torn and tossed trying to belong and to find a way home. A brilliant performance. Electric and mesmerising. The score (a mix of live orchestra and opera and electronic bits), the performances (I have a newly asserted awe of what human, if not my personal, body is capable of), the light, the stage design, the costumes are all brilliant. I cried at the end. I am in awe. Thank you TimeOut. This is a Lars Von Trier of performances: it's gonna stay with me, jus as haunting and daunting.