The Metamorphsis

Franz Kafka’s hugely influential, tragicomic, iconic novella is brought vividly to life in this international co-production at the Traverse Theatre!

The Metamorphsis

About The Metamorphsis

Text by Matthew Lenton and Joanna Bowman, Elicia Daly, Nico Guerzoni, Paul Thomas Hickey, Robert Jack, Alana Jackson, Sam Stopford, Hannah Visocchi after Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis is the story of an ordinary man who wakes up one morning to find he has been transformed into a giant insect.

Soon he begins to realise he’s got bigger problems than being late for work. His family, shocked by his bizarre condition, barricade him into his room, unwilling to accept that somewhere inside this behemoth of a bug is their son.

Franz Kafka’s hugely influential, tragicomic, iconic novella is brought vividly to life in this international co-production, which opened at Glasgow’s Tron Theatre in March 2020 to five-star reviews, only to be closed again for lockdown.

Image: Mihaela Bodlovic

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