A participatory storytelling with multiple evolutionary possibilities.
HOW MANY TIMES DID YOU THINK:
WHAT IF I WOULD HAVE TAKEN THAT FLIGHT?
WHAT IF I WOULD HAVE KISSED HER?
WE CHOOSE AND EVOLVE ON THE BASIS OF THE CHOICES WE MAKE, AND SO DOES LULELA.
19 different endings
228 minutes of interactive performance
Lulela, a combination of the Italian ‘lui’, ‘lei’ en ‘l’altro’ or ‘he, ‘she’ and ‘the other’, is a hybrid jazz concert in which performers, protagonists, and audience become one fluid identity. Lulela is a musical trip that combines emotions as loneliness and melancholia with humor and romance.
Lulela is a participative jazz concert, performed by 6 musicians on stage, with a story that unfolds differently during each performance. When the protagonist is at a crossroads, his path is determined by the decisive power of the audience: who he will be and what he could have been, is defined by the audience. The audience navigates through 19 different storylines of which only 2 are revealed during each performance, resulting in a 1 hour and 30 minutes interactive music theatre concert.
LOD / Gabriele di Franco: Lulela
concept, text, composition & direction Gabriele di Franco //
narration & bassoon Marcello Giannandrea // soprano Aphrodite Patoulidou // vibraphone & glockenspiel Pierre Hurty // drums Daniel Jonkers // double bass Filipe Caporali // jazz guitar Gabriele di Franco // technics Johannes Ringoot // production manager Rozemarijn Van Kalmthout & Liesbet Termont // production LOD muziektheater