They are presumed to be extinct, nonetheless the biggest beasts that ever walked the earth return to the 21st century and to the streets of Reykjavik. With a deafening roar these Saurusses charge through the crowds, looking for food to calm their hunger. People jump swiftly out of their way having never seen such giant beasts before. There is a widespread sigh of relief as the Saurusses start eating plant life. Ah vegetarians! Now people risk moving closer to view these prehistoric beasts better; the Saurusses are playful and spontaneous, snapping at hands and sweeping their tails. After a while they move on. Behind them a stunned audience stands and watches in amazement as the beasts slowly disappear…
Close-Act Theatre from the Netherlands brings a strong visual street theatre in larger-than-life spectacles and now perform in Iceland for the first time.
2 June at 2 PM
The Saurusses will gather at Idno by the pond and then travel through the city centre.
3 June at 11 AM
The Saurusses will be found by Egilshöll in Grafarvogur, Reykjavík celebrating the Day of Grafarvogur.
Artists: Tonny Aerts, Paul Kessler, Paul van de Waterlaat, Vanessa Kurth, Zjoske van Niekerk, Erwin Vorstermans, Frank Verhoeven
Artistic Director: Hesther Melief