Simon Mc Burney Simon McBurney/Complicite

A Disappearing Number

[Theatre] A play about mathematics sounds far from riveting but McBurney and his company Complicite pull-off this tour de force. The figure of an Indian man - who made headlines because of his uncanny ability to resolve the most complex equations - inspires an exploration of how the obsession with knowledge, the pursuit of infinity, is also a quest for happiness.