Influenced by Farquar’s the Recruiting Office (1704), Pretty War is a participatory performance that employs a frivolous restoration backdrop to a horrible war. Restoration manners and army drill are taught in attempt to understand physical vocabularies beyond that of the civilian 21st century.
Pretty War is a Gareth White and Jane Munro project.
Performers: Rebecca Bogue, Robert Cook, Sam Cullen, Jane Munro, Kate Thackray, Gareth White.
Design: Gabriella Gerderllics
Music: Playfords Dances