Failure Studies is a new short play by Marco Biasioli. 'Failure Studies' is the name of the academic journal where Marc, Babe and George all work. In its office, these three individuals explore the nuances of failure in relation to their lives and humanity as a whole. What does failure mean? Do we learn from our failing? Do we fail 'better', as Samuel Beckett famously said? Well...we shall see.
The play was previewed at The Manchester Forum in November, 2020. In this preview, the role of Marc was performed by David Allen, Babe by Francesca Maria Izzo and George by Luke Richards. Click here for images.
Failure Studies then premiered at The Kings Arms, Salford on the 12th September 2021 as part of the Greater Manchester Fringe with the same creative team. Click here for images.
Duration: 1 hour
12th, 13th & 14th September 2021 @ The Kings Arms, Salford (as part of the Greater Manchester Fringe 2021)
6th & 7th June 2022 @ The Alma Tavern, Bristol
8th June 2022 @ The Rondo Theatre, Bath (as part of the Bath Fringe Festival 2022)
15th, 16th & 17th August 2022 @ The Etcetera Theatre, Camden (as part of the Camden Fringe Festival 2022)
"Failure Studies was an enjoyably baffling play to watch. [...] I appreciated both the opaque dialogue and the continued (but frustrated) suggestions that something more profound was lurking just out of reach, under the surface."