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This show closed on June 3, 2018

About Cold Blood

Is there life before death? That’s the big question posed by this completely unexpected, mesmerizing show from the troupe behind ArtsEmerson’s 2013 word-of-mouth phenomenon, Kiss & Cry . Utilizing that same theatrical magic — cinematic techniques, miniature sets, dancing hands and a poetic voice-over —" Cold Blood" cycles through a series of different lives (and deaths) in a hypnotic dream-like state. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry — you’ll never look at your hands the same way again. Join us for a celebration of life, the senses, love and the final moments of light.

Under the direction of Belgian choreographer and dancer Michèle Anne De Mey and the award-winning filmmaker Jaco Van Dormael — director of the 2009 cult favorite Mr. Nobody starring Jared Leto — master artists use live film projection on stage to bring miniature worlds into full view of the audience.

Run Time

1hr 15min

Start Date

End Date


Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre

219 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02116

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