Three Plays: The Open Couple, Poison, LungsIn 2016, Inside-Out Theater and Vertebra Theater in Shanghai jointly produced three works: The Open Couple, Poison, and Lungs. In conjunction with the three National Theater HD video screenings, the plays constitute the 2016 performance season with the theme “Contractual Relationship”.
During the 2016 “Contractual Relationship” performance season, the three theatre productions focus on the relationship between men and women and explore the current social gender issues. Adopting production standards and processes from international performance, three experienced theatre directors from Taiwan, Belgium and Switzerland conducted a new interpretation of the localized foreign scripts, in collaboration with famous theater artists from the worldwide, in an attempt to arouse resonance and reflections in domestic audience while keeping the key idea of the scripts intact.
The play Lungs, coproduce by Inside-Out Theatre and Vertebra Theatre in Shanghai, won the “Best Small Theatre Play of the Year” in the 2017 Shanghai One Drama Presentation.
The play Poison, coproduced by Inside-Out Theatre, won “The Best Small Theatre Play of the Year 2017” in Chinese Theatre Awards 2017.