Bounce’s explosive hip hop version of Ken Kesey’s classic novel and Dale Wasserman’s play, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, returns to the Peacock Theatre by popular demand for a second year!
"**** I can't recall when I last experienced such a fresh, fun and clearly told translation of a piece of contemporary literature into dance" - THE TIMES
In the confines of a psychiatric hospital, breakdance becomes a way of expressing freedom and rebelling against the iron rule of Nurse Ratched – who happens to be a ballet fan...
"This action-packed show works like a dream" - THE DAILY EXPRESS
"**** Insane in the Brain makes Ken Kesey's classic story seem designed for a hip hop makeover. Hip hop’s skewed poses, crazy angles and zombie walks lend themselves to the subject; but Bounce transform the style into real theatre" - THE GUARDIAN
Insane in the Brain features a fantastic soundtrack including hits from stars like Missy Elliot, Dizzee Rascal, Gotan Project, David Holmes and, of course, Cypress Hill.
Inventive set design and choreography are mixed with film and multimedia sequences to produce a fast-paced show that is at times funny, at times moving, and always packed to the rafters with high-octane dance moves.
A Dance Touring Partnership Tour