Now, to stare, big-eyed Narcissus, into some spring
Is beneath all adult dignity. I rhyme
To see myself, to set the darkness echoing.
Seamus Heaney, Personal Helikon
THE BLUE HOUSE
By Gaia Fay Lambert
Helikon Theatre Company
"The curtains aren't blue because I'm sad.
The curtains are blue because I'm trying to remember all the reasons not to be."
The Blue House explores the things that break us, the things that mend us, and what it means to be alone.
also in development
Freely adapted from the N-Town Medieval Play
in a new version by Helikon Theatre Company
"O, meekest maid, now be Mother of Jesus.
Queen of Heaven, Lady of Earth, Empress of Hell be ye"
The N-Town Mary Play, l. 1415-6.