The Seer (2011) is a ‘dark heaven’ of dysfunctional comic-melodrama devised by an international ensemble about the infamous life and artistic suicide of Arthur Rimbaud. Babies bounce, absinthe flows, all is abracadabrasque.

  • Conceived, Written, and Directed by Anisa George
  • Creator-Performers: Natalia Chami, Alex Suha, Julia Correa, Gaidig Mercier, Klas Lagerlund, Hugh Grant-Peterkin
  • Additional Contributing Creators: Max Gash & Janet Hollingsworth
  • Scenic Design: Cecilie Solberg Knudsrod


★★★★★ As good as you can get.

—The New Current

[The Seer] cuts through ... with razor sharp wit.

—Three Weeks

Must See! Anisa George must be some kind of mega-genius… "The Seer" is that rare and wonderful thing: a highly original and frighteningly clever show that also happens to be hugely entertaining.

—The Stage

★★★★★ A glorious, potent and dangerous mix... thank goodness for "The Seer" it is what makes Edinburgh Fringe magical.

—The Edinburgh Guide

★★★★ [The Seer] cannot be unseen. Hilarious and clever, featuring truly spectacular absurdist performances.

—Broadway Baby

"The Seer" was masterful, a rare achievement. It opened up big questions about the act of creation and the act of destruction.

—Quinn Bauriedel
Pig Iron Theatre Company