South African playwright Craig Higginson
's dark and poetic play takes us on an unforgettable journey into our unconscious ancestral memory.
Part reality, part nightmare. Thirty miles outside Johannesburg, a group of school friends decided to spend the night in a network of underground caves where the oldest pre-human remains have been found. As the friends go deeper underground, forces are unleashed between them and around them.
codirected his own play, “Laughter in the Dark,” for the Royal Shakespeare Company in Startford-upon-Avon, and has assisted such directors as Michael Attenborough, Lindsay Posner, Barney Simon, and Tim Supple. He is the author of “Embodied Laughter.”