Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation
by Arthur Meek
produced by Kākāriki Theatre Company
Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation recounts the courage of a visionary who must battle his conscience to change the world and find the strength to face the fallout.
Arthur Meek’s award winning play gives a heartfelt account of what happens when faith and reason collide.
This European premiere of Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation marks the 160th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species.
Arthur Meek brings the bewhiskered Darwin to life in his play, showing us his funny, loving, obsessive and eccentric sides and his competitive nature. Capital Times
Kākāriki theatre company is dedicated to showcasing great New Zealand writing and theatre. Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation is their first production in the UK and they are proud to be showcasing Arthur Meek, a great New Zealand writer.
Charles Darwin: Collapsing Creation by Arthur Meek
Directed by Jessica Jeffries
Stage and costume design: Sophie James Frost
Lighting designer: Sam Thomas
Sound designer: Nicola Chang
Stage manager: Laurel Marks
includes Gavin Harrington-Odedra, Paula James, Richard Stranks, Michael Tuffnell, Richard Houghton-Evans