The Comedy of Change

‘This collaborative piece was created in 2009 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin’s On The Origin of Species. Evolution is such a huge subject: each of the collaborators on this piece came to their own artistic conclusions when dealing with Darwin’s brilliant ideas – as change affects all our work and the world we live in.

I would like to thank all those who have collaborated on this piece, Darwin’s great-grandson Stephen Keynes, The Drummond Fund and most especially Professor Nicola Clayton from Cambridge University for her intense educational input into my choreography.’

Mark Baldwin choreographer

Mark Baldwin
Julian Anderson
Production design:
Kader Attia
Costume design and chrysalises:
Georg Meyer-Wiel
Lighting design:
Michael Mannion

Premiere: Theatre Royal Plymouth, 16 September 2009

Made by Palace