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On Ego

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On Theatre's debut production finds a neuroscientist, who has inadvertently duplicated himself, pondering who the real 'him' is. Read More >

On EgoWhen a teleportation experiment goes slightly wrong, a neuroscientist ends up duplicated. Faced with the proposition of two selves, he wonders who the real ‘him’ is. In doing so he addresses one of science and philosophy’s greatest riddles: how does the brain construct a self? On Ego explores whether we are simply a collection of cells or feeling, loving, thinking individuals.

On Ego is based on Paul Broks’s first book, Into The Silent Land, which was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award 2003 and has subsequently been translated into ten language. Broks also co-wrote the play.

 

 

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 30/11/2005

Opening Night: 02/12/2005

Closing Night: 07/01/2006

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Mick Gordon

Producer - On Theatre and Soho Theatre Company

Designer - Es Devlin

Author - Mick Gordon and Paul Broks, inspired by the book Into The Silent Land by Paul Broks

About Soho Theatre

21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE

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