夏日微涼夜話

A

Midsummer

Night’s

Chat

2011|曉劇場藝文空間

2013|日本東京國際劇場藝術節

2013|香港藝穗民化節

 燈籠搖曳,一個白色紗幕的房間立於舞台中央。說書人在觀眾間來回踱步,回憶見鬼的經驗。目擊前房客重複跳樓的單身女子、與陰間祖母日日通話的小學生、每天發現女兒不明瘀青的母親…
鬼為何存在?為何鬼故事總能引起聽者的強烈情緒─不論是好奇、恐懼、罪惡、或抗拒?《夏日微涼夜話》呈現在人際關係疏離冷漠的都會生活中,人們遭遇挫敗之後往往找不到出口抒發,必須尋找其他方式逃避令人痛苦、無助的現實。他們將希望寄託於看不見的鬼魂身上,鬼魂也成為人們心中想望和執念的具體形象。劇中討論的雖然是鬼,但關懷的還是在世的人如何對待自己的生命。

The sound of steps at midnight hallway, a lady’s obsessive love for past lover, a spirit trapped in the suicidal scene repeating the act, a mother guilty for her abortion, is she revenged by the infant ghost, or is she not relieved of her buried guilt? The midnight greeting of a deceased family, a window left open every morning, who is hiding behind? A Midsummer Night’s Chat is composed of many ghost stories, alongside the multilayered perspectives of technological images, ushering the audience into the most terrible tableaus of supernatural encounters. 

 

夏日微涼夜話

A

Midsummer

Night’s

Chat 3:

STOP!

Bus

:3

STOP!巴士

2015|

新北投捷運站→北投→北投捷運站

2015年臺北藝術節委託製作《夏日微涼夜話3:STOP!巴士》,加入密室逃脫的元素,將觀眾囚於車內進行一段未知的旅程。觀眾必須參與故事發展的過程,透過尋找線索、解謎的互動過程,揭開背後故事的真相,才能完成整段旅程。
本劇以公車為載具,而觀眾將隨著角色展開一場記憶的路程,每個下車的場所都與他們有著深切的關聯,讓古蹟不再只是歲月的痕跡與古老的傳說,而是躍於紙上活生生的血肉;並且搭配密室解謎,讓觀眾透過互動,逐漸解開角色身上的故事,隨著觀眾的解密,越來越明朗的劇情,看似不相關的三個人,慢慢編織出故事的全貌。

Help! Trapped in a nightmarish city, how can one escape the galloping bus? 
A bus disappeared during its last city tour around Taipei; three strangers lead it to the underworld. Escaping clues are provided, but if they remain unsolved during the next hour, all passengers would be led into the darkness, and become yet another urban legend. “Stop! Bus”, the 3rd episode of “A Midsummer Night’s Chat”, combines the current fashion of immersive theatre, and the hit escaping game in Taiwan, provides a unique experience with escaping game and ghost stories.

 

夏日微涼夜話

A

Midsummer

Night’s

Chat 4:

Road

at Night

4:

闇夜的小路上

2016|

吳園藝文中心、風神廟

丁種官舍、五妃廟

此劇以二二八事件受害者故事為骨本,採集二二八及後來白色恐怖時期的文學創作詩詞、及相關受害者的生命歷程,還有在臺南地方的古蹟異聞,結合為本次演出的文本。並透過沈浸劇場的概念結合密室逃脫遊戲,讓觀眾更主動,掌握故事發展的方向與脈絡。並以公車為載具,而觀眾將隨著角色展開一場記憶的路程,每個下車的場所都與他們有著深切的關聯,讓古蹟不再只是歲月的痕跡與古老的傳說,而是躍於紙上活生生的血肉;並且搭配密室解謎,讓觀眾透過互動,逐漸解開角色身上的故事,隨著觀眾的解密,越來越明朗的劇情,看似不相關的鬼魂,慢慢編織出故事的全貌。

2016 Tainan Arts Festival《A Midsummer Night’s Chat4: Road at Night》, in addition to Tainan local legends, part of the story is based on events from 228, and experience forming the script, presented as ghost stories, from the ghosts of the dead to the symbols of authority, ghosts that break into doors late at night to take away loved ones, so that those who cannot face and talk about bodies and shapes, turn into a kind of devil, shuttling back into different stories and spaces.
The performance contains a total of two routes, a total of six stories, in Wu Garden, Ding Zhong Official Residence, Fengshen Temple, Temple of the Five Concubines 4 historical attractions. Basing 「integrity」 as the concept throughout the play, talking about the five princesses who stubbornly persisted in loyalty, about Mother of Lightning illuminating the Earth to distinguish right and wrong, and then to the innocent victims of the 228 events who stood up for justice, in order to each pursue justice by sacrificing their lives and their undying courage.

 

夏日微涼夜話

A

Midsummer

Night’s

Chat 5:

The Gap

5:

2017|

糖廍文化園區B倉、

曉劇場藝文空間、華江整宅

本劇故事內容以城市異聞為主軸,參考萬華華江整宅在地的城市軼聞及人物歷史,以鬼故事為基底,重新訴說屬於華江整宅的故事,搭配在華江整宅環形天橋串連起迂迴的建築空間中,在天橋、上下樓梯的通道與七個不同的空間中移動,傳遞一個又一個隱身在建築物中的故事,讓大家重新認識這個被遺忘的空間。演出中觀眾被分為三組,僅提供觀眾地圖與線索,交由觀眾自行前往指定地點,走訪三個不同的路線,透過看戲、解謎、空間探訪,滿足觀眾的不同感官享受。

 

夏日微涼夜話

A

Midsummer

Night’s

Chat 6:

The

Gap II

6:

隙之二

2018|

曉劇場藝文空間

延續去年製作《夏日微涼夜話5:隙》以華江整宅為背景空間創作,結合鬼故事與密室解謎,與觀眾近距離接觸與互動,分為〈窺探〉、〈縫隙〉上下兩部。故事選在整宅中的一個房間內進行演出,用時空上的交錯,敘述同一個房間裡面不同時間住戶的故事,並以「信仰」作為貫串,從故事中的「霞天宮」作為起點,因失控的信仰導致接續不同時空下,生活在這裡的人在各自被壓抑的執念中逐漸陷入瘋狂,最終成為被操控的魍魎鬼魅,為其做倀,變形為一種無法逃脫的無形的靈,唯有堅定信念才得以逃脫。