Empty Deck is an international theatre company based in London who tell stories that cross artistic forms and geographical borders. Collaborating with contemporary playwrights and artists from all over the world, we make invigorating theatre that is physically bold, emotionally stirring, and relevant. We believe in theatre that is both local and global in its reach.
Cosmic Fear or the Day Brad Pitt Got Paranoia
Cosmic Fear or the Day Brad Pitt Got Paranoia is an innovative dramatury oriented around radical social activism The script is a contemporary piece written by Danish-playwright Christian Lollike and describes the mental unraveling one feels when confronted with the reality of climate change. A veritable panic attack of a play, Cosmic Fear is an exploration of distorted cognition and how the normative framing around climate change results in maladaptive behavior such as avoidance, surrender, or over-compensation.