New York City
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
"This visually arresting 'Hunger Artist' leads with enchantment... [Levin] holds the audience in the palm of his hand."
—Laura Collins-Hughes, The New York Times
Adapted by the company:
Joshua William Gelb
"Are you still starving? When are you going to stop..?"
A man sits alone in a cage, starving himself for your entertainment. Once cheered by thousands, the Hunger Artist is now forgotten by everyone except his one-time manager. What begins as a simple nostalgic story transforms into a startlingly inventive, darkly comic trip into the nature of memory, art, performance, and spectatorship, as told by the only person who remembers an artist whose act was simply... to hunger.