The secret of Q
Using cameras, puppets, models, and projection, the creative team behind Miss Ophelia came up with a clever, playful, and inventive show: The secret of Q. A spectacular story about health and safety regulations gone mad.
G is ten and has never been outside. That’s just the safest thing to do, says Q. He’s the leader of the city where G lives with her father, mother, and grandfather. As long as you stay inside, nothing can go wrong. Those are Q’s rules, and everyone keeps to them – until G’s grandfather remembers something and suddenly disappears. For the first time in her life, G breaks the rules and goes outside: looking for both her grandfather and the secret of Q…
The secret of Q has been very well received in the Netherlands, and following a highly successful tour in this country, an English-language version has been touring in England and Ireland.
The magic of theatre at its best – Noord Hollands Dagblad Het Filiaal brings a whole new dimension to youth theatre –Algemeen Dagblad The Secret of Q is unnervingly beautiful youth theatre about the “safety-utopia” Vrij Nederland read the article >>
One of the most original, daring, and well-articulated youth theatre production on stage at the moment plays to see.com | The #SecretofQ @Unicorn_Theatre was honest and imaginative, some of the best theatre I have seen in London. | The Secret of Q @Unicorn_Theatre is seriously brilliant. Beautiful meaningful story told in a surprising, effortless way.
concept Ramses Graus | text Ramses Graus & Monique Corvers (additional text Don Duyns) | directed by Monique Corvers | music and sound design by Gábor Tarján | performed by Ramses Graus and Gabby Bakker | translator Paul Evans