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THU 25 + SAT 27 FEBRUARY, 2016


Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

In this journey through history, BigMoutH captures the moments that spurred the masses to war.

Witness this powerful recital as writer and performer Valentijn Dhaenens pays tribute to 2,500 years of oration, from the Grand Inquisitor to Socrates and Mohammed Ali through to Osama Bin Laden.

With five microphones and indefatigable energy, Dhaenens traverses declarations of war, farewells, final arguments, victory speeches and eulogies. As fragments exchange and intersect with each other, BigMoutH reveals that the tricks of rhetoric have hardly changed.

BigMouth is produced and presented by SKaGeN and Richard Jordan Productions in a co-production with De Tijd & STUK. BigMouth is performed in Dutch, German, French & English. There will be surtitles for anything not in English.

BigMoutH is the second show in Valentijin Dhaenens’ series. SmallWaR will also show as part of WTF. Please call the box office on (07) 3358 8600 for details about ticket packages for these two shows.

In association with STUK and De Tijs and funded by Flemish government.


…take a drink in and brace yourself for an unnerving, technically risky and thought provoking show… I would hate to have missed it.

The Times

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About the Show


BigMouth is produced and presented by SKaGeN and Richard Jordan Productions in a co-production with De Tijd & STUK.
Directed and performed by Valentijn Dhaenens (Belgium)

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