Vesper Time tackles themes of paternal absence, poignant memories and mourning through a heart-warming combination of soul searching, humour and absurd home truths.
Touching upon undercurrents and contrasts of death and forgiveness, Stacy references Moby Dick whilst utilising MTV pop songs as hymn books, delivering her signature take on some favourite Hollywood blockbusters. With more than a nod to her stand-up comedy roots, Vesper Time offers up a subversive sermon, delivered with characteristic quirkiness and a ‘vesper’ – a secular evening prayer.
Vesper Time was developed with the support of the National Theatre Studio and commissioned by Chelsea Theatre and Colchester Arts Centre. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and produced by Artsadmin.
“The show moved me to tears, laughter and some serious reflection”Dean Atta
“Genuinely moving”A Younger Theatre
“It was refreshing to experience something so humorously absurd containing such powerful substance. Stacy Makishi managed to open my heart with complex laughter.”Total Theatre
|11 October 2017||Vesper Time||Glasgow|
|27 May 2017||Vesper Time||Normal? Festival of the Brain, Folkestone Quarterhouse||Folkestone|
|9–10 February 2017||Vesper Time||In Between Time, Arnolfini||Bristol|
|16 November 2016||Vesper Time||BUZZCUT : DOUBLE THRILLS at CCA, Glasgow||Glasgow|
|11 November 2016||Vesper Time||Compass Festival||Leeds|
|17–18 November 2015||Vesper Time||Contact||Manchester|
|30 October 2015||Vesper Time||Norwich Arts Centre||Norwich|
|28 October 2015||Vesper Time||Colchester Arts Centre||Colchester|
|21–22 October 2015||Vesper Time||Marlborough Theatre||Brighton|
|8–10 October 2015||Vesper Time||Soho Theatre||London|
|1 October 2015||Vesper Time||The Showroom||Chichester|
|17 September 2015||Vesper Time||New Wolsey Theatre||Ipswich|
|28–29 November 2014||VesperTime||Chelsea Theatre||London|