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“Germinal” is Cerebral Celebration of Discovery and Empathy Sep 27, 2014

"Germinal at On the Boards could be described as 'an acclaimed French play that humorously addresses ontological and epistemological concepts—and teleology—with a minimalist set.' In the parlance of the play itself, it might also be described as 'not poc poc.' In the future, I will simply say it is one of the most refreshing, exuberant and clever explorations of human consciousness I have ever seen on the stage.

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Societal Reset Sep 27, 2014

Receiving encrypted information of a societal reset, discovering language like deciphering ancient paintings of spaceships on rocks carbon-dated to over a million years old. Pulling tools out of the ground which eventually is revealed for what it is: a swamp of indifference inhabited by simple single-cell entities that will eventually leave the swamp and grow legs and arms to masturbate and fight with each other.

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"...we wanted to break the stage, literally break it" – an interview with Defoort and Goerger Sep 24, 2014

In GERMINAL YOU REINVENT THE UNIVERSE, NO LESS! HOW DID YOU MANAGE TO WORK WITH SUCH A VAST BASIC PREMISE?


It was a crazy gamble. We imagined starting all over from scratch, organizing a finite universe consisting of only four people on an 8m by 10m stage. Those four people would grow and mature according to a somewhat Darwinian logic, like a theory of evolution pushed to the limit.

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Germinal - "This is why live performance exists." Sep 22, 2014

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Germinal is "...an exceptionally inventive exploration of creativity, curiosity, and joy" Sep 22, 2014

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