Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World
Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta presents an exciting artistic collaboration with renowned UK based theatre makers, The Javaad Alipoor Company, in Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World, as part of the 2024 Sydney Festival at the Sydney Opera House from 19th to 21st January 2024.
Co-written by Javaad Alipoor and Chris Thorpe, this ultramodern multi-media theatre piece is an investigation into the nature of investigation, with the unsolved murder of a pop icon at its centre.
It’s the 1970s and Fereydoun Farrokhzad’s star is blazing bright – he’s the sex symbol and chart-topping pop singer – imagine an Iranian Tom Jones. A decade on and he’s living in political exile in Germany, though still performing to sold-out audiences in Europe. On 7th August 1992, he’s found brutally murdered. The neighbours said his dogs had been barking for two nights…