Audience members participate in Blindness, a gripping story of the rise and, ultimately, profoundly hopeful end of an unimaginable global pandemic. Photo: Helen Maybanks
Audience members participate in Blindness, a gripping story of the rise and, ultimately, profoundly hopeful end of an unimaginable global pandemic. Photo: Helen Maybanks

What’s it like to be blind? Terrifying one-person performance Blindness takes away audience’s sense of sight

  • Showing at the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Blindness starts in light before plunging its audience into darkness, using 3D audio to unnerving effect
  • It was created by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens, best known for adapting the popular novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Audience members participate in Blindness, a gripping story of the rise and, ultimately, profoundly hopeful end of an unimaginable global pandemic. Photo: Helen Maybanks
Audience members participate in Blindness, a gripping story of the rise and, ultimately, profoundly hopeful end of an unimaginable global pandemic. Photo: Helen Maybanks
READ FULL ARTICLE