Bright Half Life 2022
King's Head Theatre
'Maria Koripas has done an outstanding job orchestrating the choreography of this extended pas de deux.'
'Director Steven Kunis, working in tandem with movement director Maria Koripas, sweeps simply and clearly through the text, unveiling episodes of great joy and deep sadness.'
The Stage ★★★
'evocative movement directed by mega talented Maria Koripas'
'I'm still thinking about the play...specifically about the actors and the way they moved, like there were invisible elastic bands between them, stretching and contracting as they moved around the stage. Brilliant.'
What if life came with a rewind button?
Jumping across time, Bright Half Life tells the four-and-a-half-decade story of Vicky and Erica, who meet, fall in love, start a family, and traverse the highs, lows, joys, and fears that come from sharing your life with someone else.
Author of the ground-breaking Pulitzer Prize-nominated play BLUE DOOR, Tanya Barfield writes a contemporary classic about love, heartbreak, skydiving, and the infinite moments that make up a relationship. Depicting queer love in the richest and most original of ways, Bright Half Life is an intensely romantic and moving play depicting love that is complicated and ever-changing.