Headless in Judeau – Atom Egoyan Dials Back the Kink
|Soprano Erika Sunnegårdh - George Socka|
The current "set is stripped away and we are in the antechamber of some strange sanatorium. Everything is being videotaped, there is surveillance everywhere and this supports the idea of King Herod’s paranoia.”
“Salome is looking at Jochanaan, who won't return her gaze and you have another character, a female page, who is in love with the head of the Guard and he won't return her gaze either (although he does let her perform Toronto’s first operatic fellatio interruptive on stage – he shoots himself in the head during their sex act)” said Egoyan.
|Show Puppets and dancer Linnea Swan perform Salome's Dance of the Seven Veils - Stephen Weir|