However, David Butler, who will be directing the production would like to stress that it is not the film adaptation that interests him about the idea of the production.
will focus on Burgess's play adaptation which 'transforms the play into a mini-musical, with music and songs adapted from Beethoven's work along with Burgess's own compositions'.
'A Clockwork Orange' is the story of Alex and his
vicious gang who revel in horrific violence, mugging and gang rape.
After one of the gang's drug-fueled nights ends in murder, Alex is caught and locked up, given the choice to remain in prison for the rest of his
life, or be brainwashed and set free.
concept for the production is quite different from what those who are familiar with the story, particularly Kubrick's adaptation, would expect.
plans to present the play in a bar style setting, in the Korova Milk Bar
The actors will surround the audience with much of the action taking place around them with a great level on involvement and interaction.
believes that the combination of 'often-whimsical nature of the music' and 'extreme violence' will provide a stark contrast, helping to make the characters actions that more "shocking and disturbing, as they indeed ought to be".