Dr Apple’s Last Lecture (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Dr Apple’s Last Lecture

Energetic acting, but ultimately without a point

Depicting a drug trip live on stage was always going to be challenge. But in this tale of an uptight psychology professor deciding to expand his consciousness, the end result is self-indulgent rather than revelatory. Many of the play’s images are striking, and the acting is energetic, but ultimately you’re left wondering what point it’s trying to make.

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Dr Apple's Last Lecture

  • 2 stars

A highly physical comedy exploring consciousness expansion and psychedelic history, ‘Dr. Apple's Last Lecture’ takes us into the mind of a highly esteemed neuroscientist as he loses it. We, his students, observe as Dr. Apple's lecture gets crashed by an unexpected trip into a subconscious world of tricksters, shamans and…

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