‘Let’s talk about death, baby
let’s talk about you and me
let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things…’
Emma is scared of choking on food as the cause of her death. Hanna is afraid of dying as a result of food poisoning. However, after having shared a lot of wine and cheese as part of their Death Chat visits in 2014 at a South East London hospice Emma and Hanna were fascinated by the fact that wine and cheese made it so much more comfortable for everyone to talk about death, that they want to now share that experience –
In Let’s talk about death, baby performance makers Emma Berentsen and Hanna Rohn will focus on the relationship between food and death. The fascinating process of having food as a main source of survival and keeping us nourished throughout our lives and then the importance of food around death and dying, such as the choice of having a Last Supper or as the Austrian tradition of Leichenschmaus after the funeral.
To premiere at Theater am Lendt, Graz, Austria the 24th and 25th of March of 2018.